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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Vol. 68, No. 9


Scholarly Use of Social Media and Altmetrics: A Review of the Literature 
Cassidy R. Sugimoto, Sam Work, Vincent Larivière and Stefanie Haustein   



Effects of Language and Terminology of Query Suggestions on Medical Accuracy Considering Different User Characteristics   
Carla Teixeira Lopes, Dagmara Paiva and Cristina Ribeiro

Implicit Opinion Analysis: Extraction and Polarity Labelling  
Hen-Hsen Huang, Jun-Jie Wang and Hsin-Hsi Chen

Measuring Text Difficulty Using Parse-Tree Frequency
David Kauchak, Gondy Leroy and Alan Hogue

Extracting Audio Summaries to Support Effective Spoken Document Search
Damiano Spina, Johanne R. Trippas, Lawrence Cavedon and Mark Sanderson

Amplifying the Impact of Open Access: Wikipedia and the Diffusion of Science
Misha Teplitskiy, Grace Lu and Eamon Duede

Information Practices for Sustainability: Role of iSchools in Achieving the UN sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)  
Gobinda Chowdhury and Kushwanth Koya

The Effect of the “Very Important Paper” (VIP) Designation in Angewandte Chemie International Edition on Citation Impact: A Propensity Score Matching Analysis
Rüdiger Mutz, Tobias Wolbring and Hans-Dieter Daniel

Reader Characteristics, Behavior, and Success in Fiction Book Search
Mikkonen Anna and Vakkari Pertti

Users and Uses of a Global Union Catalog: A Mixed-Methods Study of
Simon Wakeling, Paul Clough, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Barbara Sen and David Tomás

Developments in Research Data Management in Academic Libraries: Towards an Understanding of Research Data Service Maturity 
Andrew M. Cox, Mary Anne Kennan, Liz Lyon and Stephen Pinfield

Matched Control Groups for Modeling Events in Citation Data: An Illustration of Nobel Prize Effects in Citation Networks
Rudolf Farys and Tobias Wolbring

Design and In-Situ Evaluation of a Mixed-Initiative Approach to Information Organization
Mona Haraty, Zhongyuan Wang, Helen Wang, Shamsi Iqbal and Jaime Teevan

A Multidimensional Investigation of the Effects of Publication Retraction on Scholarly Impact
Xin Shuai, Jason Rollins, Isabelle Moulinier, Tonya Custis, Mathilda Edmunds and Frank Schilder

Securing the Human: Employee Security Vulnerability Risk in Organizational Settings
Nina Sebescen and Jessica Vitak

A “Gold-Centric” Implementation of Open Access: Hybrid Journals, the “Total Cost of Publication,” and Policy Development in the UK and Beyond
Stephen Pinfield, Jennifer Salter and Peter A. Bath



“A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words”: Reverse Image Lookup and Digital Library Assessment
Santi Thompson and Michele Reilly


AI Anxiety  
Deborah G. Johnson and Mario Verdicchio


Metadata. Jeffrey Pomerantz. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2015. 256 pp. $15.95 (paperback). (ISBN 9780262528511)
Lynne C. Howarth

Theories of Informetrics and Scholarly Communication. Cassidy R. Sugimoto, Editor. Berlin: de Gruyter Mouton, 2016. 426 pp. $112.00 (hardcover). (ISBN: 978-3-11-029803-1)
Anthony F.J. van Raan

Looking for Information: A Survey of Research on Information Seeking, Needs, and Behavior (4th edition). Donald O. Case and Lisa M. Given. Bingley, UK: Emerald Group Publishing, 2016. 528 pp. $82.95 (hardcover). (ISBN: 9781785609688)
Charles Cole

Interdisciplinary Knowledge Organization. Rick Szostak, Claudio Gnoli, and María López-Huertas. Cham, Switzerland: Springer. 2016. 227 pp. $129.00 (Hardcover) (ISBN 978-3-319-30148-8)
José Augusto Guimarães

Bibliometrics and Research Evaluation: Uses and Abuses. Yves Gingras. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2016. 136 pp. $26.00 (hardcover). (ISBN: 9780262035125)
Judit Bar-Ilan


Concerns about the Consequences of Patenting on Scientometric Research
Antonio Vezzani, Alex Coad and Petros Gkotsis

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