Aslib Journal of Information Management: Volume 71 Issue 3


Library and Information Science

Table of contents - Special Issue: Information Science in the German-speaking Countries

Guest Editors: Joachim Griesbaum, Dirk Lewandowski, Isabella Peters

What does Google recommend when you want to compare insurance offerings?: A study investigating source distribution in Google’s top search results

Dirk Lewandowski, Sebastian Sünkler

The purpose of this paper is to describe a new method to improve the analysis of search engine results by considering the provider level as well as the domain level. This…

The influence of snippet length on user behavior in mobile web search: An experimental eye-tracking study

Jacqueline Sachse

Web search is more and more moving into mobile contexts. However, screen size of mobile devices is limited and search engine result pages face a trade-off between offering…

Towards task-sensitive assistance in public spaces

Melanie A. Kilian, Markus Kattenbeck, Matthias Ferstl, Bernd Ludwig, Florian Alt

Performing tasks in public spaces can be demanding due to task complexity. Systems that can keep track of the current task state may help their users to successfully…

Understanding credibility judgements for web search snippets

Markus Kattenbeck, David Elsweiler

It is well known that information behaviour can be biased in countless ways and that users of web search engines have difficulty in assessing the credibility of results…

Assessing disciplinary differences in information literacy teaching materials

Stefan Dreisiebner, Christian Schlögl

The purpose of this paper is to uncover similarities and differences among emphasized information literacy (IL) skills for the disciplines of political- and social…

Semantic preserving bijective mappings for expressions involving special functions between computer algebra systems and document preparation systems

André Greiner-Petter, Moritz Schubotz, Howard S. Cohl, Bela Gipp

Modern mathematicians and scientists of math-related disciplines often use Document Preparation Systems (DPS) to write and Computer Algebra Systems (CAS) to calculate…

Information dissemination related to the Sustainable Development Goals on German local governmental websites

Christine Meschede

The purpose of this paper is to investigate information dissemination related to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) on German local governmental…

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