Aslib Journal of Information Management: Volume 68 Issue 1


Library and Information Science

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Alternative metric indicators for funding scheme evaluations

Mike Thelwall, Kayvan Kousha, Adam Dinsmore, Kevin Dolby

– The purpose of this paper is to investigate the potential of altmetric and webometric indicators to aid with funding agencies’ evaluations of their funding schemes.

Efficacy of a giant component in co-authorship networks: Evidence from a Southeast Asian dataset in economics

Sameer Kumar

– The purpose of this paper is to investigate whether a sparse and relatively small giant component (GC) will capture highly productive authors.

Investor relations via Web 2.0 social media channels: A qualitative study of Middle Eastern corporations and investors

Larissa von Alberti-Alhtaybat, Khaldoon Al-Htaybat

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the use of Web 2.0-based social media for investor relations (IR), in the Middle Eastern (ME) context. IR is one of the…

Competitive intelligence theoretical framework and practices: The case of Spanish universities

Montserrat Garcia-Alsina, Josep Cobarsí-Morales, Eva Ortoll

The purpose of this paper is to summarise previous studies to develop a theoretical framework useful to describe and classify competitive intelligence (CI) practices. It…

Improving retrieval relevance using users’ explicit feedback

Vimala Balakrishnan, Kian Ahmadi, Sri Devi Ravana

– The purpose of this paper is to improve users’ search results relevancy by manipulating their explicit feedback.

A novel ontology matching approach using key concepts

Tayybah Kiren, Muhammad Shoaib

Ontologies are used to formally describe the concepts within a domain in a machine-understandable way. Matching of heterogeneous ontologies is often essential for many…

Serendipity in legal information seeking behavior: Chance encounters of family-law advocates with court rulings

Yosef Solomon, Jenny Bronstein

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the role of serendipity in legal information seeking behavior of family law advocates, whom act in a challenging information…

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