Aslib Journal of Information Management: Volume 66 Issue 3


Table of contents - Special Issue: Twitter data analytics

Guest Editors: Dr Axel Bruns and Dr Katrin Weller

A topology of Twitter research: disciplines, methods, and ethics

Michael Zimmer, Nicholas John Proferes

The purpose of this paper is to engage in a systematic analysis of academic research that relies on the collection and use of Twitter data, creating topology of Twitter…


Programmed method: developing a toolset for capturing and analyzing tweets

Erik Borra, Bernhard Rieder

The purpose of this paper is to introduce Digital Methods Initiative Twitter Capture and Analysis Toolset, a toolset for capturing and analyzing Twitter data. Instead of…


Astrophysicists on Twitter : An in-depth analysis of tweeting and scientific publication behavior

Stefanie Haustein, Timothy D. Bowman, Kim Holmberg, Isabella Peters, Vincent Larivière

The purpose of this paper is to analyze the tweeting behavior of 37 astrophysicists on Twitter and compares their tweeting behavior with their publication behavior and…


Twitter and TV events: an exploration of how to use social media for student-led research

Magdalena Bober

The purpose of this paper is twofold. First, it investigates the relationship between television, its audiences and Twitter around the creation of social TV events. Here…


Social media as a political backchannel : Twitter use during televised election debates in Norway

Bente Kalsnes, Arne H. Krumsvik, Tanja Storsul

The purpose of this paper is to explore how Twitter is used as a political backchannel and potential agenda setter during two televised political debates during the…


Polarisation in political Twitter conversations

David Gunnarsson Lorentzen

The purpose of this paper is to describe and analyse relationships and communication between Twitter actors in Swedish political conversations. More specifically, the…


Global social media, local context: A case study of Chinese-language tweets about the 2012 presidential election in Taiwan

Yu-Chung Cheng, Pai-Lin Chen

Social media connect individuals in different geographical location and allow people of different political and cultural backgrounds to discuss and participate in events…

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