Online Information Review: Volume 41 Issue 3


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Personalized privacy in open data sharing scenarios

David Sánchez, Alexandre Viejo

The purpose of this paper is to propose a privacy-preserving paradigm for open data sharing based on the following foundations: subjects have unique privacy requirements;…


Altmetrics: an overview and evaluation

Ann E. Williams

The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview and critique of altmetrics, an understudied yet increasingly important arena of study for scholars, academics, and…


Coauthorship network-based literature recommendation with topic model

San-Yih Hwang, Chih-Ping Wei, Chien-Hsiang Lee, Yu-Siang Chen

The information needs of the users of literature database systems often come from the task at hand, which is short term and can be represented as a small number of…

Content analysis of scholarly discussions of psychological academic articles on Facebook

Jin-Cheon Na, Yingxin Estella Ye

The purpose of this paper is to provide a comprehensive understanding of scholarly discussions of academic publications on the social web and to further discuss the…


Proactive disclosure of public information: legislative choice worldwide

Manuela García-Tabuyo, Alejandro Saez-Martin, Carmen Caba-Perez

The purpose of this paper is twofold: to identify legislators’ policy on the mandatory, online proactive disclosure of information; and to identify environmental…

Communicating online information via streaming video: the role of user goal

Muhammad Aljukhadar, Sylvain Senecal

The purpose of this paper, building on the media richness theory (MRT), is to propose that while communicating product information via streaming video should enhance…


An indicator of the impact of journals based on the percentage of their highly cited publications

Sara M. González-Betancor, Pablo Dorta-González

The two most used citation impact indicators in the assessment of scientific journals are, nowadays, the impact factor and the h-index. However, both indicators are not…

Employing a visualized searching system to assist elementary students’ tactics and success of storybook searching

Po-Yao Chao, Chia-Ching Lin, Ming-Shiang Wu

The purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to develop a visualized search system utilizing graphical images to represent the story elements and concepts to help…


Data bibliometrics: metrics before norms

David Stuart

The purpose of this paper is to highlight the problem of establishing metrics for the impact of research data when norms of behaviour have not yet become established.

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