Aslib Journal of Information Management: Volume 73 Issue 1


Library and Information Science

Table of contents - Special Issue: Emerging Perspectives on Health Information Needs

Guest Editors: Feicheng Ma, Aylin Ilhan, Yuanyuan Feng, Pian Wenjing

Identifying health information needs of senior online communities users: a text mining approach

Yuxing Qian, Wenxuan Gui

The purpose of this study is to identify the health information needs of senior online communities (SOCs) users, which could provide a basis for improving senior health…

Research on consumers' health information consultation patterns

Dan Wu, Hao Xu, Shu Fan

This paper aims to identify consumers' health information consultation patterns by analyzing information sources to better understand consumers' health information needs…

The impact of health information needs' satisfaction of hypertensive patients on their clinical outcomes

Petros Kostagiolas, Anastasios Milkas, Panos Kourouthanassis, Kyriakos Dimitriadis, Konstantinos Tsioufis, Dimitrios Tousoulis, Dimitrios Niakas

The ultimate aim of this study is to investigate how health information needs’ satisfaction actually makes a difference to the patients' management of a chronic clinical…

Effects of message framing and evidence type on health information behavior: the case of promoting HPV vaccination

Xiaoting Xu, Mengqing Yang, Yuxiang Chris Zhao, Qinghua Zhu

Based on the examination of the roles of message framing and evidence type, this study made an analysis of the promotion methods of intention and information need towards…

Can the adoption of health information on social media be predicted by information characteristics?

Zhibing Wang, Zhumei Sun

This paper aims to explore the relationship between the characteristics of social media health information and its adoption. The purpose is to identify information…

Identifying gaps in using artificial intelligence to support students with intellectual disabilities from education and health perspectives

Faten F. Kharbat, Abdallah Alshawabkeh, M. Lynn Woolsey

Students with developmental/intellectual disabilities (ID/DD) often have serious health issues that require additional medical care and supervision. Serious health issues…

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