Aslib Journal of Information Management: Volume 70 Issue 2


Library and Information Science

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A critical analysis of lifecycle models of the research process and research data management

Andrew Martin Cox, Winnie Wan Ting Tam

Visualisations of research and research-related activities including research data management (RDM) as a lifecycle have proliferated in the last decade. The purpose of…

Why people use social networking sites passively: An empirical study integrating impression management concern, privacy concern, and SNS fatigue

Xinhua Zhu, Zheshi Bao

The purpose of this paper is to explore the underlying mechanism of how passive social networking site (SNS) use happens from aspects of impression management concern…

Comparing the web and mobile platforms of a social Q&A service from the user’s perspective

Xiaoyu Chen, Alton Y.K. Chua, Shengli Deng

As an increasing number of users have acquired information across the web and mobile platforms for social question and answering (Q&A), it is of interest to explore…

Hit count estimate variability for website-specific queries in search engines: The case for rare disease association websites

Cristina I. Font-Julian, José-Antonio Ontalba-Ruipérez, Enrique Orduña-Malea

The purpose of this paper is to determine the effect of the chosen search engine results page (SERP) on the website-specific hit count estimation indicator.

Active users’ knowledge-sharing continuance on social Q&A sites: motivators and hygiene factors

Minhyung Kang

The purpose of this paper is to focus on active users who are key contributors to online social question-and-answer (Q&A) sites, and examine antecedents of their…

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