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Velasquez, Diane L.; Evans, Nina – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: This paper describes the findings of a study of 1517 public library Websites in Australia, Canada, and the United States over a period of four years. These Websites are referred to as 'electronic branches' of the libraries, thereby extending the definition of physical library branches into the digital realm. The purpose of the…
Descriptors: Public Libraries, Web Sites, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education
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Maricato, João de Melo; Vilan Filho, Jayme Leiro – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: Altmetrics is an area under construction, with a potential to study the impacts of academic products from social media data. It is believed that altmetrics can capture social and academic impacts, going beyond measures obtained using bibliometric and scientometric indicators. This research aimed to analyse aspects, characteristics…
Descriptors: Social Media, Information Dissemination, Communication (Thought Transfer), Scholarship
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Liu, Xuan Zhen; Fang, Hui – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: The academic social network site ResearchGate (www.researchgate.net) enables researchers to feature up to five of their research products (including papers, datasets and chapters) in a 'Featured research' section on their ResearchGate home page. This provides an opportunity to discover how researchers view their own publications.…
Descriptors: Researchers, Preferences, Writing for Publication, Publishing Industry
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Selthofer, Josipa – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: The aim of the research is to analyse and compare visual identity elements of Croatian academic Websites with ones of European countries using Hofstede's model of cultural dimensions. The purpose of the research is to point to the influence a culture has on the design of Websites. Method: Graphical elements of university home pages…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Web Sites, Design, Colleges
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Mothe, Josiane; Sahut, Gilles – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: Whether Wikipedia is to be considered a trusted source is frequently questioned in France. This paper reports the results of a survey examining the levels of trust shown by young people aged eleven to twenty-five. Method: We analyse the answers given by 841 young people, aged eleven to twenty-five, to a questionnaire. To our…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Encyclopedias, Electronic Publishing, Information Sources
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Littlejohn, Allison; Hood, Nina – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: We report on the experiences of a group of people as they become Wikipedia editors. We test Benkler's (2002) theory that commons-based production processes accelerate the creation of capital, questioning what knowledge production processes do people engage in as they become editors? The analysis positions the development of editing…
Descriptors: Encyclopedias, Collaborative Writing, Electronic Publishing, Editing
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Mikkonen, Teemu – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: This study concerns students' criteria in the evaluation of Internet sources for a school assignment requiring reflections on a controversial issue. The findings are elaborated by analysing students' discursive accounts in justifying the use or non-use of sources. Method: The interview data was collected in a Finnish upper secondary…
Descriptors: Controversial Issues (Course Content), Assignments, Electronic Publishing, Information Sources
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Ju, Boryung; Albertson, Dan – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: This study examines the effects of certain key factors on users' intention to ultimately adopt and use video digital libraries for facilitating their information needs. The individual factors identified for this study, based on their given potential to influence use and acceptance of video digital libraries, were categorised for data…
Descriptors: Electronic Libraries, Video Technology, Use Studies, Users (Information)
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Salehi, Sara; Du, Jia Tina; Ashman, Helen – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: Students increasingly depend on Web search for educational purposes. This causes concerns among education providers as some evidence indicates that in higher education, the disadvantages of Web search and personalised information are not justified by the benefits. Method: One hundred and twenty university students were surveyed about…
Descriptors: Internet, Search Engines, Information Seeking, College Students
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Schlebbe, Kirsten – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: The market for digital children's books is growing steadily. But the options vary in terms of quality and parents looking for suitable apps for young children can get overwhelmed quickly. This study seeks to answer how families search for suitable applications and what aspects are important to them while selecting. Method:…
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Textbook Selection, Semi Structured Interviews, Parent Surveys
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Late, Elina – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: This paper reports empirical results of the survey focusing on reading practices in state research institutes. State research institutes are, along with universities, important actors in national innovation systems in producing especially applied research. Majority of earlier studies on scholarly communication have focused on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Research Projects, State Programs, Reading Habits
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Chen, Juan; Liu, Yong – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2018
Introduction: Previous studies suggest that the users of social question and answer Websites contribute their knowledge to a community in exchange for intrinsic rewards from other members, such as reciprocity and reputation. Thus, rewarding knowledge contributors is of great importance for maintaining the users of such Websites. However, there is…
Descriptors: Rewards, Web Sites, Social Exchange Theory, Foreign Countries
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Muñoz-Muñoz, Ana M.; Mirón-Valdivieso, M. Dolores – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2017
Introduction: We analyse the collaboration and co-citation networks at the international level in scientific articles about violence against women. The aim is to identify who are writing about this subject, if they are women and/or men, who the most influential authors are and which institutions they belong to, and finally which authors are cited…
Descriptors: Violence, Females, Databases, Computer Software
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Kostagiolas, Petros; Lavranos, Charilaos; Martzoukou, Konstantina; Papadatos, Joseph – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2017
Introduction: This paper explores the relationship between musicians' information seeking behaviour and their personality traits within the context of musical creativity. Although previous research has addressed different socio-technological and behavioral aspects of music information seeking, the role of personality characteristics around…
Descriptors: Personality, Musicians, Information Seeking, Creativity
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Nelissen, Sara; Van den Bulck, Jan; Beullens, Kathleen – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2017
Introduction: This study aims to (a) construct a typology of how individuals acquire cancer information, and (b) examine whether these types differ regarding socio-demographics and cancer-related knowledge, attitudes and behaviour. Method: A standardized, cross-sectional survey among cancer diagnosed and non-diagnosed individuals in Flanders,…
Descriptors: Cancer, Information Seeking, Multivariate Analysis, Statistical Analysis
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