Online Information Review: Volume 41 Issue 6


Library and Information Science

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The lost academic home: institutional affiliation links in Google Scholar Citations

Enrique Orduña-Malea, Juan M. Ayllón, Alberto Martín-Martín, Emilio Delgado López-Cózar

Google Scholar Citations (GSC) provides an institutional affiliation link which groups together authors who belong to the same institution. The purpose of this paper is to…

Working with communities on social media: Varieties in the use of Facebook and Twitter by local police

Mengyan Dai, Wu He, Xin Tian, Ashley Giraldi, Feng Gu

American police departments are beginning to implement social media as a strategy to engage the surrounding communities through various methods, including Facebook and…

Improving information quality of Wikipedia articles with cooperative principle

Miloš Fidler, Dejan Lavbič

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the impact of cooperative principle on the information quality (IQ) by making objects more relevant for consumer needs, in…

Toward a homogenization of academic social sites: A longitudinal study of profiles in, Google Scholar Citations and ResearchGate

José Luis Ortega

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the distribution of profiles from academic social networking sites according to disciplines, academic statuses and gender, and…

Reciprocal nature of social capital in Facebook: an analysis of tagging activity

Taehyun Ha, Seunghee Han, Sangwon Lee, Jang Hyun Kim

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how we can understand social media interactions better by explicating the process of social capital formation on Facebook from…

Visual analytics of Europeana digital library for reuse in learning environments: A premier systematic study

Paulo Alonso Gaona-Garcia, Salvador Sanchez-Alonso, Ana Fermoso García

The purpose of this paper is to assess whether Europeana can be really seen as the new “Library of Alexandria” for digital resources from the perspective of teachers…

Evaluating the concept specialization distance from an end-user perspective: The case of AGROVOC

David Martín-Moncunill, Miguel Angel Sicilia-Urban, Elena García-Barriocanal, Christian M. Stracke

The common understanding of generalization/specialization relations assumes the relation to be equally strong between a classifier and any of its related classifiers and…

Providing consumers with a representative subset from online reviews

Jin Zhang, Ming Ren, Xian Xiao, Jilong Zhang

The purpose of this paper is to find a representative subset from large-scale online reviews for consumers. The subset is significantly small in size, but covers the…

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