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Context Driven Concept Based Image Retrieval

H. Vahdatnejad; M. A. Nematbakhsh; K. Zamanifar; N. Nematbakhsh

Volume 9, Issue 2 , July 2011, Pages 1-12

Abstract
  Several semantic image search schemes have been recently proposed to retrieve images from the web. However, the query context is regularly ignored in these techniques and hence, many of the returned images are not adequately relevant. In this paper, we make use of context to further confine the outcome ...  Read More

Providing a Persian Language Singular-Stemmer System (RICeST Stemmer)

J. Mehrad; S. R. Berenjian

Volume 9, Issue 2 , July 2011, Pages 13-22

Abstract
  This article aims at defining RICeST Stemmer in Persian language set up in the Regional Information Center for Science and Technology (RICeST). We applied linguistic knowledge and standard algorithms to extract machine-readable rules. In addition, plural suffixes and exceptions of which compound ...  Read More

The Information Literacy Education Readiness of Central Public Library (CPL) in Dhaka of Bangladesh

Salma Chowdhury; Shiful Islam; Anwarul Islam

Volume 9, Issue 2 , July 2011, Pages 23-44

Abstract
  Knowledge-based society is already established in some developed countries which are not far away from Bangladesh. In the transition to the knowledge/information based society, information literacy is essential for the effective and widespread use of information. It is used today to describe a set ...  Read More

Purposes of Using Information by Iranian and Indian Social Science Faculty Members: A Comparative Study

M. B. Negahban; V. G. Talawar

Volume 9, Issue 2 , July 2011, Pages 45-53

Abstract
  The present study aims at comparing purposes of using information by Iranian and Indian Social Science Faculty Members. Totally, 487 respondents (232 from Iran and 255 from India) were randomly selected from both countries. A questionnaire measuring extent of usage for various purposes—to prepare ...  Read More

Policies for Digital Libraries and Archives in Africa: Developing Strategies for Access to Knowledge for Development

L.I. Diso

Volume 9, Issue 2 , July 2011, Pages 55-68

Abstract
  This paper highlights the strategic role of regional and national policies for digital libraries and archives in promoting access to knowledge for development in Africa.  It views regional/national information policies as general frameworks and contexts within which policies for digital libraries ...  Read More

Higher Education and Knowledge Management

A. Rabbani Khorasgani; A. Moazzeni

Volume 9, Issue 2 , July 2011, Pages 69-78

Abstract
  In this paper we argue about Knowledge Management (KM) and its implications for academic productivity with focus on models of changes in knowledge production posited by Gibbons et al and community model of knowledge management, especially in a transitional society as Iran.  Based on the above argument, ...  Read More

Common Problems of Library and Information Science Education in Asian Developing Countries: A Review Article

D. Alimohammadi; Hamid R. Jamali

Volume 9, Issue 2 , July 2011, Pages 79-92

Abstract
  Education of Library and Information Science (LIS) has several problems that are caused by the changing nature of the discipline and the social, economic and cultural contexts in which LIS departments function. The aim of this article is to enumerate and discuss some of the common problems of LIS ...  Read More

Marketing the Libraries in Iran: An Ideal Opportunity in 21st Century

R. Basirian Jahromi; M. A. Erfanmanesh

Volume 9, Issue 2 , July 2011, Pages 93-104

Abstract
  The present study investigates the feasibility of implementing marketing principles within the academic libraries of government-sponsored universities in Tehran. The study focused on the attitude of library managers towards this issue. A survey method, using a questionnaire as a data collection tool ...  Read More