How can Brazilian scholars say something that would be of interest globally and have an impact on the work done in the global North?

Brazilian researchers have been encouraged to internationalize their research, but how should the researcher from the global South deal with context in the international dialogue to avoid being perceived as the exotic Other? In its third issue, BAR brings an interview related to the challenge of publishing research from a global perspective. Read More →

Call for papers for BAR’s special issue on Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Distributed Organizations

This is a call for papers for BAR’s special issue on Blockchain, Cryptocurrencies and Distributed Organizations to be published in 2021. The purpose of this special issue is to develop a broader and inclusive analysis of the disruptive potential of blockchain to leverage new business models. Read More →

From “white slavery” to freedom of circulation: the transformations of the emigration concept in Portugal

With a direct approach, the article introduces us the debate on the emigration of Portuguese subjects to Brazil that existed in nineteenth century Portugal. The author challenges traditional approaches on the topic, contesting the idea that the interests of the Portuguese State were directly aligned with those of the agrarian elites. Read More →

Online attention to science: who are researching it in Brazil?

We increasingly use the internet and social media networks, including to talk about science. In the last ten years, researching the online attention of scientific articles has become a field, but who has been doing this in Brazil? Rummaging through the Lattes curriculum, we discover from the areas that have been devoted to this to the topics being addressed. Read More →

The metropolis and the environmental question

Cadernos Metrópole opens call for articles that aims to contribute to the construction of the field of praxis and theory in environmental planning and governance from the perspective that does not dissociate the transformation of nature from the production of space in capitalism, that is, from the perspective that does not separate the environmental question from the social question. Read More →

What are the historical relationships in the Library and Information Sciences in the Brazilian scientific production?

Research discusses the historical and epistemological questions between Librarianship and Information Sciences present in the Brazilian scientific production indicating common themes and concepts. This is a qualitative, exploratory, bibliographic and with no chronological delimitation research. Results point to the necessity of deepened theories in the thematic. Read More →

Why do people believe in conspiracy theories?

In contemporary society, people are confronted with events that threaten social order, such as terrorist attacks, wars and economic crises. Such events have been giving rise to conspiracy theories, which can be defined as explanatory beliefs used to understand the actions of groups or organizations that unite in a secret agreement and try to reach a hidden goal, which is perceived as illegal or malicious. Read More →

The redesign of digital health information environments: A necessary and urgent humanization

Study propose a redesign for digital health information environments from the perspective of the convergences between Information Science and Information Design focusing on microcephaly conditions. The recommendations are justified by the improvement on information communication and access, the search results and the qualification of the people involved in the interactions. Read More →

University library (dis)building strategies for the inclusion of users with special needs

The study aimed to diagnose inclusive practices in Brazilian and Portuguese university libraries, particularly regarding the role of an accessible campus in the inclusion of users with special needs. Through online questionnaire applied to the directors, the conclusion is that the libraries have no accessible infrastructure to promote the inclusion of these users. Read More →

The experience of libraries with metadata can help in the management of companies

Metadata are usual elements for libraries, to catalog your collection and to data processing, so as to structure systems and websites. But it can also be used by enterprises to manage business information. Those are called business metadata, and it’s the subject a paper part of a PhD research in Information Science in Unesp. Read More →