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Online Searching Behavior of Social Science Researchers' in IR Interfaces of E-journal Database Systems: A Study on JMI, JNU, and DU

Shailendra Kumar, Namrata Rai
2013 Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice  
The aim of this study is to examine the user's online searching behavior in IR interfaces of e-journal database systems.  ...  The study is purely based on survey methods and tries to analyse the online searching behavior of respondents of social science disciplines who were doing research in three target central universities  ...  SIGNIFICANCE OF THE STUDY This study provides help to the e-journal database system vendor to make their IR interface more interactive and user-friendly to users.  ... 
doi:10.1633/jistap.2013.1.4.4 fatcat:y2xbaqtpinfcdpvtlilnksiu2y

Developing a Framework for Assessing Information Quality on the World Wide Web

Shirlee-Ann Knight, Janice Burn
2005 Informing Science  
A major issue is the inability of Search Engine technology to wade through the vast expanse of questionable content and return "quality" results to a user's query.  ...  The IQIP model is presented as an approach to managing the choice and implementation of quality related algorithms of an Internet crawling Search Engine.  ...  IR discipline includes concepts such as user-motivation (Barnett, 1999) , user self-efficacy (Yee et al, 2004) and other user cognitive processes (Quinn, 2003) as important variables in a user's  ... 
doi:10.28945/493 fatcat:kfooyswwzvh7jfwvlstux323sy

Attributional style of emotions and its relationship with users' search behaviour

Hassan Behzadi, Azam Sanatjoo
2018 Journal of information science  
Results showed that the majority of the users attributed their failure and success in information retrieval to internal causes.  ...  Also according to Weiner's theory, they mentioned 'effort' as a factor in their success and 'inability' and 'inadequate effort' as their main failure factors.  ...  experiencing positive emotions; second, for the designers of IR systems in identifying the users' attribution causes and in designing efficient IR systems and producing user-friendly systems.  ... 
doi:10.1177/0165551518782400 fatcat:yqzvy5qzlzgj7gozmhb33hjoh4

Improving Institutional Repositories through User-Centered Design: Indicators from a Focus Group

Laura Icela González-Pérez, María Soledad Ramírez-Montoya, Francisco José García-Peñalvo
2021 Future Internet  
A strategy to deliver such an experience is to place the users at the center of the design process and analyze their beliefs and perceptions to add appropriate platform features.  ...  Users' perceptions of platforms such as ResearchGate or Google Scholar that provide academic production were also identified.  ...  The study was also part of the project "Increase of repository visibility improving the user experience and interoperability with the national repository," supported by CONACYT de México.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi13110282 fatcat:7vrwye3jendchp4nlaetgqd5uu

Linking Utilization of Text Mining Technologies and Academic Productivity

Antonina Durfee, Verne Bacharach
2009 2009 42nd Hawaii International Conference on System Sciences  
The primary purpose of this study is to examine the relationship between productivity of knowledge workers and their familiarity and use of modern text processing and complex TM technologies.  ...  Various types of knowledge workers including scientists, engineers, analysts, and academicians use information to create knowledge.  ...  To obtain user friendliness, TM industry needs to settle with fixed terminology and standards to indicate industry maturity.  ... 
doi:10.1109/hicss.2009.293 dblp:conf/hicss/DurfeeB09 fatcat:q5t3alwizrdinf4bazn5zojcay

The Impact of Pedagogical Agents' Gender on Academic Learning: A Systematic Review

Marjorie Armando, Magalie Ochs, Isabelle Régner
2022 Frontiers in Artificial Intelligence  
(3) Are there tasks or academic situations to which a male virtual agent is better suited than a female virtual agent, and vice versa, according to empirical evidence?  ...  Research has highlighted the importance of various characteristics of virtual agents, including their voice or non-verbal behaviors.  ...  SYSTEMATIC REVIEW OF VIRTUAL AGENTS' GENDER AND ITS IMPACT ON USERS' PERCEPTIONS AND ACADEMIC OUTCOMES In this section, we first review the different measures used to assess users' perceptions of agents  ... 
doi:10.3389/frai.2022.862997 pmid:35795011 pmcid:PMC9251372 fatcat:sk4mxaxpvrd3fhzi246thoybii

Information Professional in 21st Century: Evolve or Dissolve

Mohamad Hanif Mislan, Saiful Farik Mat Yatin, Siti Kamariah Mohamad Taib, Nik Amierah Noornadrah Ma'roof, Naziah Mohamad, Dayang Nur Effyza Mazna Mohd Hanuzi, Safawi Abdul Rahman, Fadhilnor Rahmad, Mohd Razilan Abdul Kadir
2020 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
An important aspect emphasized in this article is technology, social, economy, education, satisfaction, and the role of IP.  ...  This article tries to explore the challenges that IP must, should and will face to remain relevant and significant in the 21 st . century.  ...  Faculty of Information Management, UiTM Selangor, Malaysia 2. Advanced Analytics Engineering Center (AAEC), UiTM Malaysia  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v10-i11/8186 fatcat:e2hrw5otwzbyjljunr3wpt6u3e

Digital Library Services: Perceptions and Expectations of User Communities and Librarians in a New Zealand Academic Library

Wei Xia
2003 Australian Academic and Research Libraries  
Questionnaire surveys collected data on the perceptions and expectations of the digital services from the perspectives of undergraduates, postgraduates, academic staff and librarians individually.  ...  It has investigated the extent of and reasons for different perceptions and expectations relating to digital services between different user communities, and between users and librarians.  ...  Therefore, measures from several models are combined according to the special characteristics of user-centered services.  ... 
doi:10.1080/00048623.2003.10755218 fatcat:a33ly5xhwbh57d3hg3win54rpe

Data Triangulation in Action: Using Comment Analysis to Refine Web Quality Metrics

Stuart J. Barnes, Richard T. Vidgen
2005 European Conference on Information Systems  
of users and appropriate tailoring of solutions.  ...  Survey data collected via the eQual instrument were used to statistically model the perceptions of site users.  ...  is based on user perceptions of quality weighted by importance.  ... 
dblp:conf/ecis/BarnesV05 fatcat:4hv64fnlzreqnbhhiloaywkvjm

In search of the unknown user: indexing, hypertext and the world wide web

David Ellis, Nigel Ford, Jonathan Furner
1998 Journal of Documentation  
In the first section we clarify our use of terminology, by briefly describing a framework for modelling IR systems in terms of sets of objects, relationships and functions.  ...  In the following three sections, we discuss the application of indexing functions to document collections of three specific types: (1) 'conventional' text databases; (2) hypertext databases; and (3) the  ...  Hypertext systems can thus be further differentiated in several respects, according to the nature of the record-creation process that precedes link-creation; and to various characteristics of the link-creation  ... 
doi:10.1108/eum0000000007160 fatcat:7iwobk42nfcdhmsxt4tfbx7ijq

Invigorating Knowledge Sharing in Higher Education : Indian Initiatives

A. Arun Kumar, Vedulla Shekhar
2017 Prabandhan Indian Journal of Management  
According to Liaw, et.al (2008) Knowledge sharing is one of important goal of an organization where all individuals' experiences and knowledge can be transferred as an organizational asset and maintained  ...  Duffy, J.(2000) mentioned KM as a discipline of enabling individuals in an organization to collectively acquire, share and leverage knowledge to achieve business objectives.  ... 
doi:10.17010/pijom/2017/v10i9/118235 fatcat:ay6b4thnmbh6vb373mdrrg247u

THE CONCEPT OF 'SUBJECT' IN INFORMATION SCIENCE

BIRGER HJØRLAND
1992 Journal of Documentation  
ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS This paper was partly written dunng my affiliation to the Royal Library in Copenhagen, partly in my present position at the Royal School of Librarianship.  ...  I should like to thank both places for giving me good working conditions to do this research.  ...  and instructions, i.e. to make the system user-friendly.  ... 
doi:10.1108/eb026895 fatcat:ug6ptlxknbfcpdzepfwhqqrvpq

Importance of Knowledge Management in the Higher Educational Institutes

Sangeeta NAMDEV DHAMDHERE
2015 The Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education  
to users.  ...  The KM efforts could be monitored by the libraries and disclose it along explicit knowledge to the users, but tacit knowledge compilation is difficult as it is preserved at individual level.  ...  According to Liaw, et.al (2008) Knowledge sharing is one of important goal of an organization where all individuals' experiences and knowledge can be transferred as an organizational asset and maintained  ... 
doi:10.17718/tojde.34392 fatcat:cdt27kfa55bencnajyclejagpm

Gender Differences in the Perception and Use of E-Mail: An Extension to the Technology Acceptance Model

David Gefen, Detmar W. Straub
1997 MIS Quarterly  
Study findings indicate that women and men differ in their perceptions but not use of E-mail.  ...  Before entering academia, he spent 12 years developing and managing large information systems, including the ongoing management of a state-of-the-art logistics system.  ...  The study did not measure IR although there is some evidence (Zack, 1993) that IR, too, may be a valid way of measuring perceptions of IT.  ... 
doi:10.2307/249720 fatcat:ybn2hbpgjnfmnob7dlz2ytsh3y

The foundation of the concept of relevance

Birger Hjørland
2009 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
The concept of relevance, like other basic concepts, is influenced by overall approaches to information science, such as the cognitive view and the domain-analytic view.  ...  This paper examines the assumptions in different views of relevance, including "the system's view" and "the user's view" and offers a reinterpretation of these views.  ...  itself and to the individual practitioners of that discipline.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.21261 fatcat:kigyhjtnfver7cfzcvb6ngcfzu
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