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Developing a Prediction Model for Author Collaboration in Bioinformatics Research Using Graph Mining Techniques and Big Data Applications

Fezzeh Ebrahimi; Asefeh Asemi; Ahmad Shabani; Amin Nezarat

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 1-18

  Nowadays, scientific collaboration has dramatically increased due to web-based technologies, advanced communication systems, and information and scientific databases. The present study aims to provide a predictive model for author collaborations in bioinformatics research output using graph mining techniques ...  Read More

On the Measurement of Scientific Performance: Do We Really Need to Take the Distribution of Citations into Account?

Nadia Simoes; Nuno Crespo

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 19-29

  Despite the drawbacks already pointed out and the wide set of variants suggested to overcome some of them, the -index is the most used measure to conduct author-level scientific evaluation. Simplicity is probably its main advantage and the reason for its popularity. The main goal of the current study ...  Read More

Dimensions of the Scientific Collaborations of the Researchers Affiliated with Shiraz University of Medical Sciences

Samane Kesht-karan; Mohammad Reza Ghane; Farshid Danesh

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 31-48

  Researchers at medical universities are highly active in scientific collaborations at the national, regional, and international levels. Iranian Medical researchers pay diligent attention to scientific collaborations at all levels. The present study aimed to investigate various dimensions of scientific ...  Read More

Usage of Public Library Services in Long Beach City, California-USA During Covid-19 Pandemic: An Analysis

N. Nageswari; S. Thanuskodi

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 49-64

  A study was conducted to analyze the usage of 12 public libraries in Long Beach city, California, USA. The paper analyzed the awareness of public library services during the covid-19 Pandemic in main and its neighborhood libraries. The methodology adopted for the study was the survey method in which ...  Read More

Sociological Explanation of the Relationship between Gender and Reading among Ahvaz Citizens

Mansoor Koohi Rostami; Neda Pourkhalil

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 65-75

  This study aimed to investigate the effect of gender on the amount and type of reading. This study was descriptive. The research population consisted of people over 15 years of age in Ahvaz city. A multistage random sampling technique was used, and the data were collected using a questionnaire. The independent ...  Read More

The Moderating Effect of Transformational Leadership on Relationship between Organizational Silence and Knowledge Transfer among Librarians in Federal Universities in Southern Nigeria

Sunday Olanrewaju Popoola

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 77-92

  This study was designed to investigate the mediating effect of transformational leadership on the relationship between organizational silence and knowledge transfer among librarians in federal universities in southern Nigeria. The questionnaire was used to collect data from a population of 250 librarians, ...  Read More

Investigating User Resistance of Employees Working at Technology Companies in Istanbul towards Digital Transformation

Cafer Şafak Eyel; İlknur Mete

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 93-106

  Technology companies in a continuous transformation process within the scope of Industry 4.0 practices have followed rapidly changing and developing technological advances closely and have made permanent and successful digital transformation efforts. However, there might be met with resistance of employees ...  Read More

A Qualitative Study of the Process of Knowledge Utilization in the Social Sciences

Ali Sadatmoosavi; Oranus Tajedini; Ali Akbar Khasseh; Ali Shabani

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 109-123

  The purpose of this research was to propose a model of knowledge utilization in Social Sciences based on the analysis of the views of Iranian academics. This research was conducted based on a qualitative approach using grounded theory. The structured interview method was used to obtain the views of the ...  Read More

Developing a Model of Return on Investment in Knowledge Management

Mohammad Hasanzadeh; Soraya Daj

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 125-136

  The importance of knowledge management as a competitive advantage is evident to everyone, and it is considered one of the critical factors of successful organizations. The capitalist view of knowledge management has led to the measurement of the return on investment resulting from it, ...  Read More

Usage, Utilization, Usefulness (U3 Model) and Challenges Faced in Social Networking Sites by Academicians

Pratibha Kulkarni; Poorna Shankar; S. Vijayanand

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 137-155

  The study aims to determine if academicians from professional colleges use SNS  to determine an association between demographic variables and factors. Variables and factors such as the purpose of SNS use, benefits of using SNS, improvement in factors of academic performance, challenges faced by academicians, ...  Read More

A Survey on the Level of School’s Staff Familiarity with the Fundamental Reform Document of Education and Readiness for Implementation

Abbas Sadri; Mohammadreza Sarmadi; Mehran Farajollahi; Nazila Khatib Zanjani

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 155-167

  The Fundamental Reform Document of Education, IRI was approved by the Supreme Council of Cultural Revolution in 2011. Based on different reports and studies, however, it seems that a decade after approval, not only the majority of its operational strategies have not been implemented, but its setting ...  Read More

Knowledge Transfer and Academic Writing: English Writing Errors in Medical Writing of Iranian Authors

Nazila Farrokh Eslamloo; Mohammad Heidari; Parvin Ayremloo

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 169-180

  A lower frequency of writing errors facilitates the process of knowledge transfer. In this study, we scrutinized the medical journals highlighting the most frequent and critical writing errors in published medical papers of Iranian English journals. As a sample, 25 published articles were randomly selected ...  Read More

Workplace Motivation and Stress on Job Satisfaction of Librarians Working in Public Sector Universities of Lahore, Pakistan

Saleem Abbas Zaidi; shafiq ur Rehman; murtaza ashiq

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 181-195

  The aim of the study was to investigate the relationship among workplace motivation, job stress and job satisfaction of library professionals working in public sector university libraries of Lahore. In this regards, quantitative research design was opted to conduct the survey using structured questionnaire. ...  Read More

Using a Question Answering System to Enhance Knowledge and Improve the Exchange of Information among Physicians

Farzane Ghaderi; Taha Samad-Soltani; Peyman Rezaei-Hachesu

Volume 19, Issue 2 , July 2021, Pages 197-207

  Due to limited time, physicians often find it challenging to find the exact answers to their questions among search engine results; however, question and answer (Q&A) systems can facilitate more rapidly identify accurate solutions. This study aims to develop and evaluate a Q&A system for physicians ...  Read More