Aslib Journal of Information Management: Volume 68 Issue 5


Library and Information Science

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Collaborative information seeking in student group projects

Chris Leeder, Chirag Shah

The purpose of this paper is to gain a better understanding of the collaborative information seeking (CIS) behaviors of students conducting authentic group work projects…

When two heads are better than one: Query behavior, cognitive load, search time, and task type in pairs versus individuals

Kyoungsik Na, Jisu Lee

The purpose of this paper is to explore the differences between collaborative and individual search techniques in a scenario-based task focussed on query behavior…

Affective capitalism of knowing and the society of search engine

Isto Huvila

The purpose of this paper is to discuss the affective premises and economics of the influence of search engines on knowing and informing in the contemporary society.

Canadian public libraries and search engines: barriers to visibility

Zoe Dickinson, Michael Smit

The purpose of this paper is to examine the challenges presented by search engine visibility for public libraries. The paper outlines the results of a pilot study…

Visualization and analysis of SCImago Journal & Country Rank structure via journal clustering

Antonio J. Gómez-Núñez, Benjamin Vargas-Quesada, Zaida Chinchilla-Rodríguez, Vladimir Batagelj, Félix Moya-Anegón

The purpose of this paper is to visualize the structure of SCImago Journal & Country Rank (SJR) coverage of the extensive citation network of Scopus journals, examining…

How to overcome the digital divide? An empirical study of Taiwan’s DOCs

Cheng-Min Chao, Tai-Kuei Yu

The digital divide is a concern, as the inequality of information access might have significant influences on social development and quality of life. The purpose of this…

Role of social media in information-seeking behaviour of international students: A systematic literature review

Suraya Hamid, Sarah Bukhari, Sri Devi Ravana, Azah Anir Norman, Mohamad Taha Ijab

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the information-seeking behaviour of international students in terms of their information needs and to highlight the role of…

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