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A Reflection on the Applicability of Google Scholar as a Tool for Comprehensive Retrieval in Bibliometric Research and Systematic Reviews

Mojgan Houshyar; Hajar Sotudeh

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018

  Google Scholar has recently attracted great attentions as an open access multidisciplinary citation database, and a tool for retrieving scientific works for scientometricians and researchers. The present research intended to highlight the limitations brought about by efficiency policies of the search ...  Read More

A Useful Framework for Identification and Analysis of Different Query Expansion Approaches based on the Candidate Expansion Terms Extraction Methods

Mohammad Reza Keyvanpour; Zahra Karimi Zandian; Zahra Abdolhosseini

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018

  Query expansion is a method for improving retrieval performance by supplementing an original query with additional terms. This process improves the quality of search engine results and helps users to find the required information. In the recent years, different methods have been proposed in this area. ...  Read More

Improved Retrieval of Online Images via Site Operator: Findings at a Website Level

Hamid Keshavarz; Saleh Rahimi

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018

  AbstractThe current paper aimed to explore how image indexing and annotating could improve image retrieval via site operator command. Also was among the goals of the study to compare the effectiveness of different codes assigned to sample images in retrieval ranks of images by Google search engine. Using ...  Read More

Traditional Citation Indexes and Alternative Metrics of Readership

Nosrat Riahinia; Forough Rahimi; Maryam Jahangiri; Saideh Mirhaghjoo; Fatemeh Alinezhad

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018

  The present study aimed to investigate the relationship between traditional citation indexes representing hot papers in the field of “Clinical Medicine” and their bookmarking and readership in “Mendeley software”. The citation counts of hot papers were extracted from Essential Science Indicators ...  Read More

Qur'anic Studies based on Web of Science

Naser Sadeghian

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018

  The purpose of this research is to analyze and map the production of the Quranic sciences field at the international level indexedin the WoS database during the period 2000 to 2017 using the VOSviewer software to illustrate the results.Descriptive - analytical method used to achieve the research purpose.The ...  Read More

Open Access E-Books in the Field of Health Sciences: A Scientometric Study

Fayaz Ahmad Loan; Ufaira Yaseen Shah

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018

  The Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB) is a discovery service for open access e-books. It provides a searchable index to peer-reviewed e-books published under an open access business model. The present study aims to assess the scientometric trends of the open access e-books in the field of the Health ...  Read More

OPEC countries: research performance across nations in Library and Information Science

Sanjay Kumar Maurya; Akhandanand Shukla; R K Ngurtinkhuma

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018

  Study analyses scientometric assessment of LIS research performance of OPEC member countries. The research publication data indexed in Scopus for the OPEC member countries were extracted and used for the analysis. The data are analyzed to identify quantitative research performance of OPEC member countries ...  Read More

Determinants of Scholar’s Participation of OAI: Developing a Conceptual Framework

Wan Ahmad Rhiza’ adni B Wan Abdul Aziz Abdul Aziz

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018

  This paper describes the framework used in a study to formulate the requirements for the design and implementation of a knowledge sharing for project-based education. Green Open Access Information is popular among researchers to access information in sharing their knowledge. The purpose of Green Open ...  Read More

Psychometric of the Self-Assessment Tool of Academic Researchers Knowledge Translation Activities

Sara Dakhesh; Shahnaz Pouladi; Afshin Ostovar; Bahareh Yazdizadeh; Ali Hamidi

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018

  Nowadays, it is essential that researchers operationalize their research evidence with the help of knowledge brokers in proper communication with stakeholders and make such pieces of evidence applicable. The present study aims at psychometric of the self-assessment tool of academic researchers' knowledge ...  Read More

Identification, Extraction, Organization and Sharing of Personal Knowledge: Using Grounded Theory

Oranus Tajedini; Ali Sadatmoosavi; Yousef Esfandiarpour

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018

  This study aimed at evaluating the feasibility of identification, extraction, organization and sharing of personal knowledge of Kerman public librarians. This study was a qualitative one based on grounded theory. The research population consisted of all knowledge and information science experts in public ...  Read More

Direct and Indirect Influence of Altmetrics on Citation in Social Systems: Assessing a New Conceptual Model

Saeideh Ebrahimy; Fatemeh Setareh

Volume 16, Issue 2 , July 2018

  This study aimed to assess the paths through which save metrics (on CiteULike, Mendeley, and Figshare) and discussion metrics (on Twitter, Facebook, and Wikipedia) influence citation. This descriptive-correlation study investigates the relationships between different variables based on its proposed conceptual ...  Read More