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Current Issue:  April-June 2024 (Vol. 22, No. 2)

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Supportive Roles of Physicians' Activities in Social Media for Healthcare Knowledge Management

Hossein Ghalavand; Sirous Panahi; Shahram Sedghi

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 1-18


  The present study sought to identify the supportive roles of social media in healthcare knowledge management processes, including decision-making, popularizing health knowledge, and empowerment of healthcare processes based on physicians' perspectives and experiences. In a present qualitative study, ...  Read More

Information Management
Measuring the Maturity of KM for Establishment of KM in Iran Public Libraries Foundation Based on APO Framework

zahra kianrad; seyfollah andayesh; Siamak Mahboub

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 18-33


  Measuring the maturity of KM allows the organization to know how to manage its knowledge and provides an infrastructure on which the organization's KM roadmap is created. With libraries and information centers with educational and research environments, the Iran Public Libraries Foundation is one of ...  Read More

Informatics and Information Technology
Academic Information Systems and User Satisfaction with e-ServQual and WebQual 4.0 Approach Method

Aang Anwarudin; Abdul Fadlil; Anton Yudhana

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 35-54


  Academic information systems (AIS) at universities provide convenience to students in online campus administrative activities. Universitas Muhammadiyah Gombong (UNIMUGO) has an academic information system. The realization of quality academic and administrative services is one of the university's efforts ...  Read More

Informatics and Information Technology
How Do Parsijoo, Parseek and Google Respond to the Students’ Course-related Queries?

Fatemeh Alipour Yami; Masoumeh Tajafari; Mohsen Nowkarizi

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 55-75


   This study aimed to identify the quality of web pages retrieved by Parsijoo and Parseek Persian search engines and Google to respond to students' course-related queries. This study was conducted using evaluations from a researcher-made checklist. The first population included Persian and Google ...  Read More

Students' Awareness and Use of the Online Public Access Catalog (OPAC) at the Central Luzon State University Library in the Philippines

Camia Lasig

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 77-88


   The online public access catalog (OPAC) is a digital portal to the library's collection that allows users to search, locate, and access a wide range of academic resources. One of its key functions is to make books and other library materials easily accessible and retrievable. The main purpose of ...  Read More

Citation Analysis
Co-authorship Network of Hot Papers of the Science Citation Index-Expanded in the Web of Science Core Collection

Marzieh Kohandel Jahromi

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 89-104


  The present study was conducted to draw the co-authorship network of hot papers of science citation index in the Web of Science (WOS) database from 2020 to 2021. This investigation is a descriptive study using a scientometrics approach. This research was conducted using social network analysis indices ...  Read More

Altmetric vs. Citations: An In-Depth Analysis of Top-tier Cancer Research

Mohammad Ahmadian; Hamzeh Mazaherilaghab; Hossein Vakilimofrad

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 105-122


   In this study, we aimed to comprehensively analyze the altmetric indices of 1000 highly cited articles in the field of cancer, considering the growing importance of social media-based indicators as complementary tools alongside traditional bibliometric indicators for evaluating scientific outputs. ...  Read More

Scientometric Introspect of Digital Citizenship in Scopus Database From 1999 to 2022

Mousumi Saha; Aditi Roy; Saptarshi Ghosh

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 123-137


   Literary warrants on 'Digital Citizenship' published since its inception are still countable. The search executed to identify the bibliometric literature on ‘Digital Citizenship’ retrieved a meager outcome. Therefore, the study was pivoted with the data retrieved from the SCOPUS database. ...  Read More

Using the Citation-Content-Based Approach to Patent Clustering

Narges Neshat; Anahita Kermani

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 139-150


  patents are a significant competitive strategy to categorize commercial value based on the source information of technology; researchers use patent analysis as a practical tool to infer various types of information. This shows how important it is to retrieve and access them.  Clustering is a method ...  Read More

Factors Effective in Enhancing the Citation Rate of Iranian Journal Articles with Impact Factor Reported by the Journal Citation Reports 2020

fatemeh Alinezhad; Saeideh Mirhaghjoo Langerudi

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 151-175


   Scientific productions result from researchers’ thoughts and efforts; when published in credible journals or indexed by valid databases and cited by other researchers, they gain credibility. Publications also gain more credibility when they are indexed in actual and valid citation databases. ...  Read More

Social Networks
The Technological Impact of Papers Published by Iranian Institutions: A Scientometric Analysis

Nadia Saniee; Homa Arshadi

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 177-191


   Besides scientific impact, papers can also achieve a technological impact that remains less known in the scientific community. Cited papers in the patents are considered as the index to measure the technological impact. This study aimed to analyze the technological impact of Iranian publications ...  Read More

Missing and Recovery of URLs Using Internet Archive: A Case Study on African Journal of Library, Archives and Information Science (AJLAIS)

Henry Chukwudi JOHN; Ahmed Olakunle Simisaye; Toluwani Joanna Iseyemi

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 193-210


  In recent times, authors of academic publications have depended on web resources. However, there have been some concerns raised on the permanency of e-resources on the web. In this context, this article investigated the availability, missing and recovery of Uniform Resource Locator (URL) citations cited ...  Read More

University Library
A Model for Branding in Iranian Medical Libraries and Information Centers According to the Aaker Model: A Qualitative Study

Abdalrasool Khosravi; Reza Rajabali Beglou; Zahra Safaei

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 211-235


   A high volume of information can be provided to users regarding library services by branding Iranian medical libraries and information centers, and the position of libraries can be significantly improved. There is a minimal number of studies in this field in Iran. This study mainly aims to identify ...  Read More

Science Policy
A Survey on the Science and Technology News Stories Published on Three Iranian News Websites

Majid Nabavi; Alireza Nikseresht; Maryam Ghobadi

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 237-247


  Communicating science to the public is one of the important issues in societies. Given the importance of news websites in communicating science, this article aimed to examine different aspects of science-related news stories like subjects, internationality, formats, and readers’ comments rate, ...  Read More

Library and Information Science
Distracted Minds: Unveiling Gender Disparities in Social Media Distractions Amidst Library Reading

Adebowale Jeremy Adetayo

Volume 22, Issue 2 , April 2024, Pages 249-261


  This descriptive survey research design aimed to explore gender differences in the impact of social media distractions during reading in the library among undergraduate students. The study included a total of 373 participants who were regular library users and had access to social media platforms. A ...  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

  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


  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

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


  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

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


  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

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

  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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