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Current Issue:  January-March 2024 (Vol. 22, No. 1)

Scopus Journal Metrics, 2022
SJR: 0.162, SNIP: 0.324, CiteScore = 0.6, Document h-index: 12
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h5-index= 7,  h5-median=11
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IJISM's number of articles ,  H-index= 13
Knowledge and Use of Google Educational Tools by Postgraduate Students in a Ghanaian University

Edward Borteye; Richard Lamptey; Esther White; Setsoafia Humphrey-Ackumey

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 1-15

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977723.0

Abstract
  This study examined postgraduates’ knowledge and usage of Google educational tools. The study was conducted in Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) with 350 respondents. A purposive sampling technique that allows researchers to use their judgments in selecting participants ...  Read More

Assessment of the status and factors influencing the adoption of cloud computing in knowledge-based companies Case Study: Kerman Science and Technology Park

adel soleimani nejad; Fariborz Doroudi; Rahil Kamyab

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 17-29

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977670.0

Abstract
  Cloud computing is one of the most important topics in knowledge-based companies. Small and medium-sized enterprises with a low budget and few human resources are one of the major groups tending to use cloud computing to benefit from this technology. Several components affect the adoption of cloud in ...  Read More

Intelligent Phishing Website Detection before and after Multiple Informative Feature Selection Techniques: Machine Learning Approach

kibreab adane; Berhanu Beyene; Mohammed Abebe

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 31-62

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977974.0

Abstract
  Individuals and Organizations that rely on the Internet for communication, collaboration, and daily tasks regularly encounter security and privacy issues unless interventions of intelligent Cybersecurity defense systems have been made to counter them. The existing pieces of evidence reveal that phishing ...  Read More

Sentiment Analysis of Social Network for Information Professionals: A Case Study of LisLinks Discussion Forum

Vinay Anand; Saptarshi Ghosh

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 63-74

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977877.0

Abstract
  This study aims to analyze members' sentiments in India's one of the most used Library and Information Science forums, the LisLinks discussion forum. We retrieved 10,420 discussion posts and their five replies to analyze the sentiment:  Positive, Negative, and Neutral, using the RapidMiner tool ...  Read More

Analysis of Information Seeking Behavior Research Trends in Iran

Mohammad Zerehsaz; Adnan Jooshideh; Somayeh Akhshik

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 75-92

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977935.0

Abstract
  This study explored its research trends by examining Iran's methods, contexts, and theories of information behavior research. This study is applied research regarding objectives and a content analysis regarding methodology. The research population consisted of 325 studies on information behavior. A researcher-made ...  Read More

The Influence of Workstations and Ergonomic Work Postures on Employee Job Satisfaction in the Academic Library

Mercy Agustina; Fitri Mutia; Nurul Noor Azizi

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 93-105

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977745.0

Abstract
  This study focuses on workstations, work postures and employee job satisfaction in the Brawijaya University Library. This study aims to determine the influence of workstations and ergonomics work posture on employee job satisfaction in the library. The research method used quantitative approach. The ...  Read More

Identifying and Ranking Factors Affecting Customer loyalty in Public Libraries: Synthesis of studies conducted in this field

Mansoor Koohi Rostami; Samira Dibah; Mohammad Hassan Azimi

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 107-127

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977918.0

Abstract
  This research has been conducted to identify and rank factors affecting customer loyalty in public libraries in Iran. This research is applied in terms of purpose and mixed (qualitative-quantitative) for the data type. In the first step, 45 articles on library customers’ loyalty were selected and ...  Read More

Awareness and usage of Academic Social Networking Sites: Female Research Scholars and Faculties

Subaveerapandiyan A; Sumathi K.Sripathi

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 129-143

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977897.0

Abstract
  The study examines the awareness and usage of Academic Social Networking Sites (ASNS) among female research scholars and faculty members in Tamil Nadu, India. A structured questionnaire was used to survey 838 female research scholars through online platforms. The results showed that most respondents ...  Read More

Revolution at the Library Service Desk: A Perspective from the National Library of Iran (NLI)

Azam Najafgholinejad

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 145-162

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977685.0

Abstract
  This study aimed to identify indicators and factors affecting the evolution of services at the service desks of the National Library of Iran (NLI). The method of this research is the mixed method. The survey method, brainstorming, and group decision-making were used to collect data. The statistical population ...  Read More

Comparison of Geopolitical, Regional and Funding Differences of Universities in Nigeria, Based on Citations per Paper, Using Web of Science and Scopus

Hilary Okagbue; Anita Az-Abiaziem; Jaime Teixeira da Silva

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 163-182

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977773.0

Abstract
  Extant studies have focused on exploring the research output of universities in Nigeria, but the measure of the quality of research output using citations per paper (CPP) from the Web of Science (WoS) and Scopus is scarcely discussed. This paper investigated the quality of papers published by the top ...  Read More

Internet of Things (IoT) in Education: A Bibliometric Review

Khairul Hafezad Abdullah; Novri Gazali; Rometdo Muzawi; Elgamar Syam; Mohd Firdaus Roslan; Davi Sofyan

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 183-202

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977600.0

Abstract
  The Internet of Things (IoT) has made our surroundings more innovative and responsive, which has improved our lives. This research aims to provide a comprehensive overview by describing the descriptive parameters of publications, visualizing co-authorship and citation patterns, extracting the authors’ ...  Read More

The Presence of Medical Sciences Faculty Members on Academic Social Networks and Its Relationship with Citations to Their Articles

Sirous Panahi; Sahar Maleki; Leila Nemati Anaraki; Ferdos Saraipour

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 203-221

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977922.0

Abstract
  Academic Social Networks (ASNs) are significant in forming scientific interactions and increasing the visibility of researchers' scientific works. Considering the growing importance of ASNs, the current study aimed to investigate the presence of Lorestan University of Medical Sciences faculty members ...  Read More

Bibliometric Analysis and Visualization of Scientific Publications of Iran University of Medical Sciences during 1980-2020

Chia Rostami; Leila Nemati Anaraki; Shadi Asadzandi; Mohammad Karim Saberi

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 223-240

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977996.0

Abstract
  In this research, all the scientific publications of the Iran University of Medical Sciences (IUMS) from 1980 to 2020 are studied using bibliometric analysis and scientific network visualization. This research applied quantitative research using bibliometrics and visualization of scientific publications. ...  Read More

International Scientometric Systems: A Study of Acceptance Management in Academic Communities

Behnoush Jovari

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 241-259

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977966.0

Abstract
  The reluctance of university members to enter their information in International Scientometric Systems (ISSs) is counterproductive behavior for human resource management for international university rankings. The explicit goal of this research was to identify the necessary conditions for ISSs acceptance ...  Read More

Content Analysis of Articles on Reading Culture and Habits: A Case of LIS Journals Indexed in Science Direct And ISC

Oranus Tajedini; mohamad javad hashemzadeh; mahmood sangari

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 261-275

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977830.0

Abstract
  This study aims to analyze the content of reading culture, reading development strategies, and the application of technology to expand reading habits published in LIS journals indexed in ScienceDirect and ISC. This study is an applied-descriptive study in terms of its objectives. This study is also a ...  Read More

A Comparative Evaluation of Iran's Ministry of Interior Website against Those of Countries Identified by the World Bank and IMF: Employing WQET Quality Assessment and Proposing a Novel Model

Zahra Abazari; Zohreh Mirhosseini; Elahe Shahrestanaki

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 277-293

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1977874.0

Abstract
  This study aims to evaluate the quality of Iran's Ministry of Interior website by comparing it with the websites of countries recognized by the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund (IMF), employing the Website Quality Evaluation Tool (WQET). We examined one hundred websites using WQET, encompassing ...  Read More

Scientometrics
Designing a Framework for Ranking Iranian Universities and Higher Education Institutions

Farideh Osareh; Parastoo Parsaei-Mohammadi; AbdolHossein Farajpahlou; Faraj-Allah Rahimi

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 295-315

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1990161.1047

Abstract
  Determining the criteria and indicators based on which Iranian universities are evaluated is essential in university ranking systems. This study aims to identify criteria and indicators appropriate to Iranian universities and to develop a local framework for ranking Iranian universities and higher education ...  Read More

Social Networks
Identifying the configurations leading to the central position in the inter-country research collaboration network: Evidence from tracking configurations over time with fsQCA

Mahsa Sadeghinezhad; Mohsen Noghani Dokht Bahmani; Ahmadreza Asgharpourmasouleh

Volume 22, Issue 1 , January 2024, Pages 317-347

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.1989063.1033

Abstract
  During the last two decades, less than 10% of countries have had the necessary capacities for high participation in international research activities. These countries have occupied central positions in the inter-country research collaboration network. This study, using the theoretical framework of the ...  Read More

Uses and Gratification Theory in Connection with Knowledge and Information Science: A Proposed Conceptual Model

Jafar Mehrad; Pegah Tajer

Volume 14, Issue 2 , July 2016

Abstract
  This paper was aimed at clarifying the links between Uses and Gratification Theory (UGT) and Knowledge and Information Science in both traditional and modern contexts. Uses and Gratification conceptual model were also proposed both for library and information centers, and for interactive information ...  Read More

Email and Website-Based Phishing Attack: Examining Online Users Security Behavior in Cyberspace Environment

kibreab adane; Berhanu Beyene

Volume 21, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 245-262

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2022.1977800.0

Abstract
  Despite Emails and websites being widely used for communication, collaboration, and day-to-day activity, not all online users have the same knowledge and skills when determining the credibility of visited websites and email content. As a result, phishing, an identity theft cyber-attack that targets humans ...  Read More

Journal Assessment
Social Network Analysis of Editorial Board Interlocking Phenomena from the Perspective of Astronomy and Astrophysics Journals

Farshid Danesh; Samaneh Kesht Karan; Lili Banihashemi; Somayeh GhaviDel

Volume 21, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 129-150

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2022.1977746.0

Abstract
  Editorial board members (EBMs) of journals play a pivotal role in authentic international scientific journals. Editorial Board Interlocking (EBI) phenomenon reflects the effectiveness and importance of the scholarly journal's editorial boards in various scientific fields. The primary purpose of this ...  Read More

Visualizing the Academic Library of the Future Based on Collections, Spaces, Technologies, and Services

Sanmati Jinendran Jain; Prashanta Kumar Behera

Volume 21, Issue 1 , January 2023, , Pages 219-243

https://doi.org/10.22034/ijism.2023.700794

Abstract
  This paper analyzed the literature on collection development, space planning, futuristic technologies, and information services related to academic libraries. The content analysis method was applied to review these papers. The selected papers for review have the potential to influence the future of academic ...  Read More

Modelling Referencing Competency and Individual Performance

Mohamad Rahimi Mohamad Rosman; Nik Nur Izzati Nik Rosli; Noor Masliana Razlan; Amira Idayu Mohd Shukry; Noor Azreen Alimin; Nurfatihah S Baharuddin

Volume 20, Issue 1 , January 2022

Abstract
  Competency is the ability to perform a task efficiently and effectively.  One of the necessary skills students need is writing, understanding, and formatting the references section of their work. However, knowledge of this competency is non-existent or unknown in the field of Library and Information ...  Read More

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