Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST)

Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), a fully refereed scholarly and technical periodical, has been published continuously since 1950. Edited by Dr. Javed Mostafa, JASIST publishes reports of research and development in a wide range of subjects and applications in information science and technology.

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MARCH 2017

Vol. 68, No. 3


The Societal Responsibilities of Computational Modelers: Human Values and Professional Codes of Ethics (pages 543–552)
Kenneth R. Fleischmann, Cindy Hui and William A. Wallace

User-level microblogging recommendation incorporating social influence (pages 553–568)
Daifeng Li, Zhipeng Luo, Ying Ding, Jie Tang, Gordon Guo-Zheng Sun, Xiaowen Dai, John Du, Jingwei Zhang and Shoubin Kong

News censorship in online social networks: A study of circumvention in the commentsphere (pages 569–582)
David G. Schwartz, Inbal Yahav and Gahl Silverman

Increasing citizen science contribution using a virtual peer (pages 583–593)
Jeffrey Laut, Francesco Cappa, Oded Nov and Maurizio Porfiri

Contributions to conceptual growth: The elaboration of Ellis’s model for information-seeking behavior (pages 594–608)
Reijo Savolainen

How collaborators make sense of tasks together: A comparative analysis of collaborative sensemaking behavior in collaborative information-seeking tasks (pages 609–622)
Yihan Tao and Anastasios Tombros

Going beyond intention: Integrating behavioral expectation into the unified theory of acceptance and use of technology (pages 623–637)
Likoebe M. Maruping, Hillol Bala, Viswanath Venkatesh and Susan A. Brown

Information exchange on an academic social networking site: A multidiscipline comparison on researchgate Q&A (pages 638–652)
Wei Jeng, Spencer DesAutels, Daqing He and Lei Li

An empirical look at the nature index (pages 653–659)
Lutz Bornmann and Robin Haunschild

Exploring interdisciplinary relationships between linguistics and information retrieval from the 1960s to today (pages 660–680)
Volkmar Engerer

Toward multiviewpoint ontology construction by collaboration of non-experts and crowdsourcing: The case of the effect of diet on health (pages 681–694)
Maayan Zhitomirsky-Geffet, Eden S. Erez and Bar-Ilan Judit

Measuring metrics – a 40-year longitudinal cross-validation of citations, downloads, and peer review in astrophysics (pages 695–708)
Michael J. Kurtz and Edwin A. Henneken

Identifying potential “breakthrough” publications using refined citation analyses: Three related explorative approaches (pages 709–723)
Jesper W. Schneider and Rodrigo Costas

Mapping science through bibliometric triangulation: An experimental approach applied to water research (pages 724–738)
Bei Wen, Edwin Horlings, Mariëlle van der Zouwen and Peter van den Besselaar

Decentralized subject indexing of television programs: The effects of using a semicontrolled indexing language (pages 739–749)
Veslemøy Søbak and Nils Pharo

Looking for “normal”: Sense making in the context of health disruption (pages 750–761)
Shelagh K. Genuis and Jenny Bronstein

Are wikipedia citations important evidence of the impact of scholarly articles and books? (pages 762–779)
Kayvan Kousha and Mike Thelwall



A journal’s impact factor is influenced by changes in publication delays of citing journals (pages 780–789)
Dongbo Shi, Ronald Rousseau, Liu Yang and Jiang Li



Funding acknowledgment analysis: Queries and caveats (pages 790–794)
Li Tang, Guangyuan Hu and Weishu Liu

The effect of social media promotion on academic article uptake (pages 795–800)
Nicola Botting, Lucy Dipper and Katerina Hilari



Review of Building Ontologies with Basic Formal Ontology. Robert Arp, Barry Smith and Andrew D. Spear. Cambridge: The MIT Press, 2015. 248 pp. $30.00 (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780262527811). (pages 801–804)
Martin Frické

Mechanization Takes Command: A Contribution to Anonymous History. Sigfried Giedion. Minneapolis, MN: University of Minnesota Press, 2013. 785 pp. $29.95 (softcover) (ISBN: 9780816690435). (pages 805–808)
Laila Seewang


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