Aslib Journal of Information Management: Volume 71 Issue 5


Library and Information Science

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Is Microsoft Academic a viable citation source for ranking marketing journals?

Salim Moussa

The purpose of this paper is to assess the viability of the scholarly search engine Microsoft Academic (MA) as a citation source for evaluating/ranking marketing journals.

The formation of research ethics for data sharing by biological scientists: an empirical analysis

Boryung Ju, Youngseek Kim

The purpose of this paper is to investigate how biological scientists form research ethics for data sharing, and what the major factors affecting biological scientists 

“Hard to find”: information barriers among LGBT college students

Brenton Stewart, Kaetrena Davis Kendrick

The purpose of this paper is to examine collegiate information barriers and perceptions of academic library climate among lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT…

Exploring information security education on social media use: Perspective of uses and gratifications theory

Shoufeng Ma, Shixin Zhang, Geng Li, Yi Wu

Based on the literature on information security (InfoSec) education and uses and gratifications theory, the purpose of this paper is to propose and test a research model…

What drives users’ participation in online social Q&A communities? An empirical study based on social cognitive theory

Zheshi Bao, Zhiyong Han

The purpose of this paper is to examine some drivers of users’ participation in online social question-and-answer (Q&A) communities based on social cognitive theory and…

Data-driven decision making in graduate students’ research topic selection: Cognitive processes and challenging factors

Qiao Li, Ping Wang, Yifan Sun, Yinglong Zhang, Chuanfu Chen

With the advent of the intelligent environment, as novice researchers, graduate students face digital challenges in their research topic selection (RTS). The purpose of…

Organizational changes, trust and information sharing: an empirical study

Farhan Ahmad, Isto Huvila

While there is relatively plenty of evidence for the positive impact of communication on the perceptions of organizational change, how organizational changes affect…

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