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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JULY 2017

Vol. 68, No. 7


Beyond Distributions and Primary Goods: Assessing Applications of Rawls in Information Science and Technology Literature Since 1990 
Anna Lauren Hoffmann

Organizational Assessment Frameworks for Digital Preservation: A Literature Review and Mapping
Emily Maemura, Nathan Moles, and Christoph Becker



An Analysis of 14 Million Tweets on Hashtag-Oriented Spamming 
Surendra Sedhai and Aixin Sun

Extracting Fine-grained Location with Temporal Awareness in Tweets: A Two-Stage Approach
Chenliang Li and Aixin Sun

Insight Workflow: Systematically Combining Human and Computational Methods to Explore Textual Data
Alastair J. Gill, Saba Hinrichs-Krapels, Tobias Blanke, Jonathan Grant, Mark Hedges, and Simon Tanner

Text as Actions: Requests in Online Chats Between Reference Librarians and Library Patrons
Alan Zemel

Online Serendipity: A Contextual Differentiation of Antecedents and Outcomes
Christoph Lutz, Christian Pieter Hoffmann, and Miriam Meckel

Task Complexity and Difficulty in Music Information Retrieval
Xiao Hu and Noriko Kando

A Protocol-DrivenApproach to Automatically Finding Authoritative Answers to Consumer Health Questions in Online Resources
Ariel Deardorff, Kate Masterton, Kirk Roberts, Halil Kilicoglu, and Dina Demner-Fushman

Boosting Attribute Recognition with Latent Topics by Matrix Factorization 
Zhuo Su, Donhui Li, Hanhui Li, and Xiaonan Luo

Person Name Disambiguation in the Web Using Adaptive Threshold Clustering
Agustín D. Delgado, Raquel Martínez, Soto Montalvo, and Víctor Fresno  

Attitudes of Referees in a Multidisciplinary Journal: An Empirical Analysis 
Niccolò Casnici, Francisco Grimaldo, Nigel Gilbert and Flaminio Squazzoni

“A Greatly Unexplored Area”: Digital Curation and Innovation in Digital Humanities 
Alex H. Poole



Rethinking Image Indexing?
Hans Dam Christensen 


Lotka’s Inverse Square Law of Scientific Productivity: Its Methods and Statistics
Stephen J. Bensman, and Lawrence J. Smolinsky

Discrete Power Law with Exponential Cutoff and Lotka’s Law
Lawrence Smolinsky 


Theory Development in the Information Sciences. Diane H. Sonnenwald. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2016. 343 pp. $90.00 (Hardcover) (ISBN 978-1-4773-0824-0)
Birger Hjørland

Digital Research Confidential: The Secrets of Studying Behavior Online. Edited by Eszter Hargittai and Christian Sandvig. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2015. 288 pp. $26.00 (Paperback) (ISBN: 9780262528207)
Michael Zimmer


Further Considerations in EMR Adoption  
Oliver Burmeister


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