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The 2030 Agenda and the informational content mediated by…

Information and Communication Technologies have enabled new ways for the information mediation process within university libraries, providing tools such as Online Social Networking Services, which provides greater interaction with the user.

Online Social Networking Services are being applied by various sectors of society and have a low cost of financial investment to reach society. In this
context, this research aims to analyze the informational content that is being mediated through the profiles of the Dr. Clodoaldo Beckmann Central Library in the Online Social Networking Services, more specifically the institutional profile of the Facebook Library, in order to understand their role in the social and sustainable development of the Amazon Region, focusing on the relationship with the 2030 Agenda.

Research shows despite advances, the Human Development Indicators (HDI) in the Amazon are still below national averages. In 2016, the United Nations Development Program conducted a ranking list (ranking) of Medium Human Development Indexes (MHDI) of Brazilian municipalities, where it was found that the municipality of Melgaço, State of Pará, has the lowest Brazilian Amazon.

In this way, the research verifies if the data collected through the posts of the library profile on Facebook are in accordance with the guidelines established by IFLA, which states that libraries are agents promoting social and sustainable development, as they enable public access to information. According to the methodological procedures, this research is classified as a case study, using systematic observation as a technique.

The instrument used was a form based on previous studies and the guidelines proposed by IFLA, where the data were categorized according to the type of content and the characteristics of the message. The sample has delimited the posts made from March to September of 2019. It concludes that the Dr. Clodoaldo Beckmann Central Library still prioritizes mediating information about the dissemination of its products and services.

However, there is a concern of this in mediating information that can contribute to well-being and health, and also, to raise the level of learning of students, and this type of content classified as general information, mediated through the Tips of the Week, which disseminates information on reading incentives, time management, preservation of collections, accessibility and memorization techniques.

As one of the largest university libraries in the Northern Region of Brazil, another factor used to expand access to information for the human and social development of the Amazon Region are Campaign-type posts, which are made in partnership with institutions such as Cruzeirinho do Baixo Acará, the João de Barros Barreto University Hospital, the Superintendence of the Pará State Prison System, the Pará Hematology and Hemotherapy Center Foundation, developing their potential for dignity and equality in a healthy environment accessible to all.

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Flowchart to Enhanced Publication. Copyright Fernando de Assis Rodrigues. Paper

Expanded Publication in Thesis and Dissertations context

The objective of this research is to study aspects involved in the context of Enhanced Publication, especially for the cases of Thesis and Dissertations and the several documents that come to compose the new spectrum of elements of these results, providing subsidies for the development of a conceptual base that supports proposals of structures for the collection, storage and retrieval of this new set of documents that compose them, based on concepts already established in Information Science.

The methodology used was the exploratory and descriptive methodological triangulation, composed of (i) an identification of a theoretical reference, through a bibliographic survey on Portuguese, of studies available in the Google Scholar and SciELO databases about Enhanced Publications and results in Google Search, (ii) an analysis of requirements, using the phases and goals from the Data Life Cycle for Information Science (CVD), and (iii) a case study from the document sets of dissertations and thesis in Information Science Graduate Program of UNESP – São Paulo State University.

The results of this research are demonstrated in requirements analysis form, based on the use of graphs to elaborate of relations between the documents of the Enhanced Publication; and requirements in the collection, storage, and retrieval phases.

Flowchart to Enhanced Publication. Copyright Fernando de Assis Rodrigues.
Flowchart to Enhanced Publication. Copyright Fernando de Assis Rodrigues.

It is concluded that, explicit the requirements of the collection, storage, and retrieval phases, more concerns begin to show in the way in which the Enhanced Publications will be presented at the moment of the implementation of functionalities, such as the requirements for explicit aspects about privacy, as well as a greater detailing and explanation of actions in this area, and the delimitation required elements for the publication of Enhanced Publications.

Keywords: Enhanced Publication. Data. Thesis. Dissertation. Information Science.

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  1. Fernando de Assis Rodrigues
  2. Ricardo César Gonçalves Sant’Ana

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