Aslib Journal of Information Management: Volume 67 Issue 6


Library and Information Science

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The role of arXiv, RePEc, SSRN and PMC in formal scholarly communication

Xuemei Li, Mike Thelwall, Kayvan Kousha

The four major Subject Repositories (SRs), arXiv, Research Papers in Economics (RePEc), Social Science Research Network (SSRN) and PubMed Central (PMC), are all important…

Two ' s company, but three ' s no crowd: Evaluating exploratory web search for individuals and teams

Chirag Shah, Chathra Hendahewa, Roberto González-Ibáñez

The purpose of this paper is to investigate when and how people working in collaboration could be benefitted by an exploratory search task, specifically focussing on team…

Efficient watcher based web crawler design


The purpose of this paper is to design a watcher-based crawler (WBC) that has the ability of crawling static and dynamic web sites, and can download only the updated and…

A tracking and summarization system for online Chinese news topics

Hsien-Tsung Chang, Shu-Wei Liu, Nilamadhab Mishra

The purpose of this paper is to design and implement new tracking and summarization algorithms for Chinese news content. Based on the proposed methods and algorithms, the…

Ranking retrieval systems using pseudo relevance judgments

Sri Devi Ravana, Prabha Rajagopal, Vimala Balakrishnan

In a system-based approach, replicating the web would require large test collections, and judging the relevancy of all documents per topic in creating relevance judgment…

Understanding information seeking in digital libraries: antecedents and consequences

Xianjin Zha, Wentao Wang, Yalan Yan, Jinchao Zhang, Daochen Zha

The purpose of this paper is to explore the antecedents of information seeking in digital libraries from the perspectives of the Technology Acceptance Model and flow…

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