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Volume 1 (2003)
Coping with Information Resources: Identifying, Searching, Accessing, Evaluating and Using Information in Academic Libraries

Zohreh Eftekhar; Zouhayr Hayati

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2016

Abstract
  This paper aims to investigate the current status of coping with Information Resources: Identifying, Searching, Accessing, Evaluating and Using Information in Academic Libraries. In order to fulfill the aim of the study, 241 Graduate Students from 7 academic schools of Islamic Azad University, Shiraz ...  Read More

A Study of Library Use and Services in Central Universities of North-East, India

Rabinarayan Mishra

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2016

Abstract
  Recognized as the realistic value and hub center of learning, libraries since their primitive stage of establishment have been imparting services in teaching, learning and research. Induction of ICT in library precipitated to a change in knowledge acquisition, organization, dissemination, representation ...  Read More

Evaluating the Challenges of Materials and Digital Resources at University Libraries in Kerman

Mozhdeh Salaghegheh; Adel Soleimaninezhad; Mahbobeh Ghaeemaghami

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2016

Abstract
  The purpose of this study is to identify challenges of digital resources in academic libraries of Kerman province. Research methodology is descriptive- survey, a questionnaire is used for gathering data. Research sample includes 41 librarians of Kerman libraries and their managers. Results show that ...  Read More

The Evaluation of Individual Authors by Journal-Specific Metrics Would Not Yield Realistic Results

Hajar Sotudeh; Behnaz Soltani

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2016

Abstract
  To test the reasonability of applying journal-specific indicators with the purpose of evaluating individual researchers, the present study attempted to examine the structural similarities between journal-evaluation indicators (i.e. JIF, SNIP and SJR) and author-evaluation ones (i.e. publication counts, ...  Read More

How to Uncover Virtual Earplugs for Knowledge Sharing

Vichita Vathanophas Ractham; Suphong Chirawattanakij

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2016

Abstract
  Many organizations have developed knowledge sharing programs, such as mentoring, and knowledge transfer from retired employees, in order to articulate and maintain valuable knowledge. Knowledge sharing leads to the spreading of innovative ideas and best practices. It consists of two important processes: ...  Read More

Mapping the Intellectual Structure of Knowledge Management Subject Area: A Co-citation Network Analysis

Rasoul Zavaraqi

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2016

Abstract
  The aim of the research is mapping the intellectual structure of knowledge management subject area to explore more its past and present. This Scientometric research has been done by author co-citation analysis of KM during time span of 1990-2014. We also used new social network indicators to understand ...  Read More

Information Grounds of Students in Payame Noor University of Kermanshah, Iran

Ali Mansoori; Faramarz Soheili; Ali Akbar Khaseh

Volume 14, Issue 1 , March 2016

Abstract
  To meet their informationa needs, people use different tools and technologies which are called the individuals’ information grounds. However, the literature on information grounds is limited to the United States; and there is no research comparing the information grounds of students in Iran so far. ...  Read More