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JASIST Volume 72, Issue 12, December 2021

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Prevalence of nonsensical algorithmically generated papers in the scientific literature

Guillaume Cabanac, Cyril Labbé

A taxonomy, data set, and benchmark for detecting and classifying malevolent dialogue responses

Yangjun Zhang, Pengjie Ren, Maarten de Rijke

The relationships between misinformation and outrage trolling tactics on two Yahoo! Answers categories

Pnina Fichman, Matthew Vaughn

Genre analysis of movies using a topic model of plot summaries

Paul Matthews, Kathrina Glitre

How do makers obtain information for their makerspace projects?

Árni Már Einarsson, Morten Hertzum

Male or female gender-polarized YouTube videos are less viewed

Mike Thelwall, David Foster

Predicting crowdfunding project success based on backers' language preferences

Qianzhou Du, Jing Li, Yanqing Du, G. Alan Wang, Weiguo Fan

Digitized indigenous knowledge collections: Impact on cultural knowledge transmission, social connections, and cultural identity

Chern Li Liew, Jamie Yeates, Spencer Charles Lilley

Whether or when: The question on the use of theories in data science

Fred Fonseca


Libraries, Archives and Museums as Democratic Spaces in a Digital Age. Audunson Ragnar, Andresen Herbjørn, Fagerlid Cicilie, Henningsen Erik, Hobohm Hans-Christoph, Jochumsen Henrik, Larsen Håkon, Vold Tonje (Eds.). Berlin: Walter de Gruyter GmbH, 2020. 370 pp. €99.95 (hardcover). (ISBN 978-3-11-062954-5)

Joacim Hansson

JASIST Volume 72, Issue 11, November 2021


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I Alone Can Fix It: Examining interactions between narcissistic leaders and anxious followers on Twitter using a machine learning approach

Dritjon Gruda, Dimitra Karanatsiou, Kanishka Mendhekar, Jennifer Golbeck, Athena Vakali

Knowledge creation through collaboration: The role of shared institutional affiliations and physical proximity

Bryan Stephens, Jonathon N. Cummings

The information practices of law enforcement: Passive and active collaboration and its implication for sanctuary laws in Washington state

Yubing Tian, Ricardo Gomez, Marika Cifor, James Wilson, Henry Morgan


Information structures in sociology research papers: Modeling cause–effect and comparison relations in research objective and result statements

Wei-Ning Cheng, Christopher S. G. Khoo

Gender imbalance in the productivity of funded projects: A study of the outputs of National Institutes of Health R01 grants

Chaojiang Wu, Erjia Yan, Yongjun Zhu, Kai Li

Forensically reconstructing biomedical maintenance labor: PDF metadata under the epistemic conditions of COVID-19

James A. Hodges


Between administration and research: Understanding data management practices in an institutional context

Stefan Reichmann, Thomas Klebel, Ilire Hasani-Mavriqi, Tony Ross-Hellauer

Lexical data augmentation for sentiment analysis

Rong Xiang, Emmanuele Chersoni, Qin Lu, Chu-Ren Huang, Wenjie Li, Yunfei Long



Understanding the attenuation of the accommodation recommendation spillover effect in view of spatial distance

Shiyang Lai, Ningyuan Fan



The pandemic information gap: The brutal economics of COVID-19, Gans, Joshua, Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press, 2020. 249. pp. € 51.16 (paperback). (ISBN 9783319984872)

Kalpana Shankar