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Volume 1 (2003)
Information Security Policies and their Relationship with the Effectiveness of the Management Information Systems of Major Palestinian Universities in the Gaza Strip

Ann S. Abdelwahed; Ahmed Y. Mahmoud; Ramiz A. Bdair

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2017

  This paper aims to recognise Information Security Policies (ISP) and their relationship with the effectiveness of the Management Information Systems (MIS) of the major Palestinian universities in the Gaza Strip. The researchers used the descriptive analytical approach. They used a questionnaire as a ...  Read More

Analysis of the Relationship between Agenda Setting Theory and Knowledge and Information Science

Jafar Mehrad; Maryam Yaghtin

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2017

  The knowledge and information science is more or less linked to other sciences due to its interdisciplinary nature. The interactions between different disciplines and taking advantage of each other’s knowledge can lead to problem solving and scientific advancements. Due to the relationship between ...  Read More

Managing User Capabilities in Information Systems Life Cycle: Conceptual Modeling

Harekrishna Misra

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2017

  Information Systems (IS) acquisition prescribes induction of information technologies (IT) in the organization. At times, IS is used for managing broader enterprise level issues like implementing e-business, e-commerce. Enterprise level issues are addressed through adequate involvement of people in the ...  Read More

Relationship between innovation climate and innovative behavior of librarians: Case study in Organization of Libraries, Museums and Documentation Center of Astan Quds Razavi

Zahra Jafarzadeh Kermani; Fatemeh Solhdoost

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2017

  This study aims to determine the relationship between innovation climate and the librarians' innovative behavior in Organization of Libraries, Museums and Documentation Center of Astan Quds Razavi, as the largest public library of Iran. The methodology for this study is based on a survey research. To ...  Read More

Designing Metadata Harvesting Framework for OAI-based LIS Repositories: A Prototype

Bijan Kumar Roy; Subal Chandra Biswas; Parthasarathi Mukhopadhyay

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2017

  The paper provides an overview over the functionalities of the proposed harvesting model (BURA – Burdwan University Research Archive) and describes the activities involved in harvesting resources from OAI compliant LIS (Library and Information Science) repositories. Repositories, registered in  OpenDOAR ...  Read More

Impact of Collaboration on Research Quality: A Case Analysis of Dental Research

Ricardo Cartes-Velásquez; Carlos Manterola

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2017

  Collaboration is a central aspect of research, with variable impact on research output and quality. Its assessment is commonly based on citation count, but this is an inadequate measure in biomedical research. The aim of this preliminary study is to determine the impact of collaboration at three levels ...  Read More

Evaluation and Ranking of Book Social Network Websites

Saeid Asadi; Hamzehali Nourmohammadi; Massoomeh Omidi Ardali

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2017

  Book social media are reading communities primarily developed as online social networks. This study aims to find precise criteria and indicators for evaluation of book social network and examine and rank the most popular book social networks. The sample population included 10 English and two Persian ...  Read More

Evaluating the Use of Invisible Web Based On Max Weber's Ideal Type Model (Case Study: Scientific Staff Members of Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman)

Adel Soleimani Nejad; Ameneh Soleimani

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2017

  The main purpose of present study is to figure out the web usage rate with emphasize on the invisible web, with using Max Weber's ideal type among faculty members of Science College of Bahonar University of Kerman. The present study is a survey, and the statistical population is 109 full-time faculty ...  Read More

A Conceptual Framework for Popularizing Science in Muslim Societies

Mahmoud Mehrmohammadi; Abbas Sadri

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2017

  Science popularization is an exigency in the era of knowledge explosion which has made the dissemination of scientific knowledge and attitudes of public aligned with such understanding of a prerequisite for further development of all societies. The concept of SKAQ has been introduced with an accompanying ...  Read More

The Effects of Cultural, Geographical and Religious Factors on Information Seeking: A Contextual Study

Jacob Dankasa

Volume 15, Issue 1 , December 2017

  This study investigates how contextual factors such as culture, geographical location and religious status may either encourage, determine or prevent information seeking behavior. The study applied both qualitative and quantitative methods of data collection as a mixed-method. Fifteen Catholic clergymen ...  Read More