Aslib Journal of Information Management: Volume 69 Issue 2


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Publication lag and early view effects in information science journals

Umut Al, Irem Soydal

A major problem in today’s scholarly publishing process is the long tails for the assignment of volume and issue numbers for approved articles. The purpose of this paper…

Information systems security practices in social software applications: A systematic literature review

Suraya Ika Tamrin, Azah Anir Norman, Suraya Hamid

The purpose of this paper to investigate the current information systems security (ISS) practices of the social software application (SSA) users via the internet.


Discovery of repost patterns by topic analysis in enterprise social networking

Jianhong Luo, Xuwei Pan, Xiyong Zhu

An increasing number of users are inspired by enterprises to repost social media messages, which greatly contributes to the dissemination of such messages in an online…

Are Mendeley reader counts high enough for research evaluations when articles are published?

Mike Thelwall

Mendeley reader counts have been proposed as early indicators for the impact of academic publications. The purpose of this paper is to assess whether there are enough…

Food logging: an information literacy perspective

Andrew Martin Cox, Pamela McKinney, Paula Goodale

The purpose of this paper is to explore the meaning of information literacy (IL) in food logging, the activity of recording food intake and monitoring weight and other…

Understanding users’ switching intentions and switching behavior on social networking sites

Chun-Nan Lin, Hsiu-Yu Wang

The purpose of this paper is to explore the relationship between social networking sites (SNSs) users’ switching intentions and switching behavior. With regard to the…


The most influential researchers in information behaviour: An integrative view on influence indicators

Faramarz Soheili, Ali Akbar Khasseh, Afshin Mousavi-Chelak

The purpose of this paper is to identify the top researchers in information behaviour (IB) based on ideational and social influence indicators.

Exercising library and information literacies through alternate reality gaming

Adam Jerrett, Theo J.D. Bothma, Koos de Beer

Teaching students/library patrons twenty-first century literacies (such as information and library literacies) is important within a library setting. As such, finding an…

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