Study of the world scientific output trends in the field of social services of public libraries in Scopus database with Scientometrics approach

Jozi, Zeinab and Abdi, Sajedeh and Shadi, Sournaz Study of the world scientific output trends in the field of social services of public libraries in Scopus database with Scientometrics approach. Journal of Knowledge-Research Studies, 2022, vol. 1, n. 1, pp. 93-118. [Journal article (Paginated)]

[img]
Preview
Text
social services of public libraries.pdf - Published version
Available under License Creative Commons Attribution.

Download (1MB) | Preview

English abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study is to analyze the research indexed in the Scopus database, related to the field of social services of public libraries from 1939 to 2020. Methodlogy: This research is an applied study that has been done by library and Scientometrics methods. The research community consists of 1465 articles in English. Excel software, descriptive statistics (frequency distribution) were used to analyze the data and VOS viewer, pajek, Ucinet and Net Draw were used to draw the maps.. Findlings: The highest growth trend of scientific productions was recorded in the period 1979-1983 with 3% and the lowest growth trend was recorded in the period 2019-2020 with 0.61%. The University of Maryland is the most active organization in the field with 28 degrees. In the field of scientific production, the United States alone is at the top with 37%. According to the most frequent words, the main concepts were classified into five clusters. Conclusion: The 81-year period showed that the scientific production of social services in public libraries has been increasing. Among domestic universities, Shahid Beheshti University of Medical Sciences is in a better position than other domestic universities. "The role of the public library", "Citizens' social participation", "Media literacy and information literacy", "Social capital" and "Scientific communication" are the thematic clusters of research in this field. Value: This is the first research with a quantitative approach that seeks to investigate research in the field of public library social services that can be useful for policy makers in

Persian abstract

هدف: هدف پژوهش حاضر، تحلیل و بررسی پژوهش‌های نمایه شده در پایگاه اطلاعاتی اسکوپوس، مرتبط با حوزه خدمات اجتماعی کتابخانه‌های عمومی از سال 1939 تا 2020 است. روش‌شناسی‌: این پژوهش مطالعه‌ای کاربردی است که با روش کتابخانه‌ای و علم‌سنجی انجام شده است. جامعه‌ی پژوهش، شامل 1465تولیدعلمی است. جهت تجزیه و تحلیل داده‌ها از نرم‌افزار اکسل ، آمار توصیفی (توزیع فراوانی) و جهت ترسیم نقشه‌ها نیز از VOS viewer، pajek، Ucinet و Net Draw استفاده شده است. یافته‌ها: بیشترین روند رشد تولیدات علمی در بازه 1979-1983 با میزان 3 % و کمترین روند رشد نیز در بازة 2019 - 2020 با 0.61 - % به ثبت رسیده است. دانشگاه مریلند با 28 مدرک فعال‌ترین سازمان در این حوزه است. در میزان تولیدات علمی کشور آمریکا به تنهایی با 37 درصد، در صدر قرار گرفته است. ، با توجه به واژگان پربسامد، مفاهیم اصلی درپنج خوشه طبقه بندی شد. نتایج: بازه زمانی 81 ساله نشان داد که تولیدات علمی حوزه خدمات اجتماعی کتابخانه‌های عمومی روند افزایشی را پیش رو داشته است. درمیان دانشگاه‌های داخلی، دانشگاه علوم پزشکی شهید بهشتی نسبت به سایر دانشگاه‌های داخلی در شرایط بهتری قرار دارد. «نقش کتابخانة عمومی»، « مشارکت اجتماعی شهروندان»، «سواد رسانه‌ای و سواد اطلاعاتی»، «سرمایه اجتماعی» و « ارتباطات علمی»، خوشه‌های موضوعی پژوهش‌ها در این حوزه هستند. اصالت و ارزش: این نخستین پژوهش با رویکرد کمی است که به دنبال بررسی تحقیقات در زمینه خدمات اجتماعی کتابخانه‌های عمومی است که می‌تواند برای سیاستگذاران حوزه خدمات اجتماعی کتابخانه‌های عمومی سودمند واقع شود

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: Public Library, Scientometrics, Social Services, Scopus Database, scientific outputs
Subjects: F. Management. > FZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Rasoul Zavaraqi
Date deposited: 26 Feb 2022 06:10
Last modified: 26 Feb 2022 06:10
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/42931

References

Aabø, S. (2005). Valuing the benefits of public libraries. Information Economics and Policy, 17(2), 175-198. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.infoecopol.2004.05.003

Aabø, S., Audunson, R., & Vårheim, A. (2010). How do public libraries function as meeting places? Library & Information Science Research, 32(1), 16-26.

https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lisr.2009.07.008

Abbaspour J, Naghshineh N, Fadaie G, Osareh F (2013). An Investigation of Applying Centrality Measures as Indicators of Citation-Based Relation in Relational Information Retrieval: A Pilot Study. Research on Information Science & Public Libraries, 19 (1) :149-161.

Ahmadi, H.; Kokabi, M. (2015). Co-word analysis: a study on the links and boundaries between information and knowledge management according to iranian press authors. Iranian Research Institute for Information Science and Technology (IRANDOC); 30 (3):647-67 .

Ardanuy, J. (2012). Scientific collaboration in Library and Information Science viewed through the Web of Knowledge: The Spanish case. Scientometrics, 90(3), 877-890. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-011-0552-1

Ashiq, M., Rehman, S. U., Muneeb, D., & Ahmad, S. (2021). Global research on library service quality: a bibliometric analysis and knowledge mapping. Global Knowledge, Memory and Communication. https://doi.org/10.1108/GKMC-02-2021-0026

Ball, R., Tunger, D. (2006). Bibliometric analysis – A new business area for information professionals in libraries? Scientometrics, 66(3): 561–577.

https://doi.org/10.1007/s11192-006-0041-0

Chaputla, A. H., Mapulanga, P. M. (2016). Provision lf library Services to People with disabilities in Malawi. South African Journal of Librarian and Information Science. 82(2):1-10.

Cohen et al. (2014). The library of the future: junction of knowledge, contact and culture, SIOB.

Goulding, A. (2009). Engaging with community engagement: public libraries and citizen involvement. New Library World, 110(1/2), 37-51.

Gupta, T., Tripathi, R., Shukla, M. K., & Mishra, S. (2020). Design and development of IoT based smart library using line follower robot. Int. J. Emerg. Technol, 11(2), 1105-1109.

Heshmati, B., Hashempour, L., Saberi, M. K., Fattahi, A., & Sahebi, S. (2020). Global Research Trends of Public Libraries from 1968 to 2017: A Bibliometric and Visualization Analysis. Webology, 17(1), 140-157.

Hines, S.S. (2015). Connecting Individuals with Social Services: The Library’s Role. Missoula College Library, University of Montana, Missoula, U.S.A. pp. 1-9.

Howard, H.A., Zwicky, D., & Margaret, P. (2018). Academic libraries support cross-disciplinary innovation and entrepreneurship. Library and Information Science, 6 (1), 1-9.

Iran public libraries foundation. (2010). Order book Explaining the components of the vision of the public libraries of the country on the horizon of Iran 1404; Iran public libraries foundation.

Janavi E, Abdi S. (2021). Scientometric analysis of scientific outputs in the field of media and information literacy. CJS; 8 (1):10-21.

Karimi, R., Heidarnia, Z. (2019). Sciences and Techniques of Information Management, 5(3), 157-185. doi: 10.22091/stim.2019.1492 .

Kelly, T. (1966). Early Public Libraries: a history of public libraries in Great Britain before 1850 .London: Library Association; p. 94.

Keshvari, M.; Hemmati, Z. (2019). Mapping Scientific Outputs of Public Libraries Using Co-word Network Analysis. Research on Information Science & Public Libraries. Research on Information Science and Public Libraries, 24(4): 545-568.

Khumalo, C. N. Nwone, S. A. (2021). A bibliography on users’ perception and expectation of services and facilities in public libraries. Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal) Kowalski, G. (2011). Information retrieval architecture and algorithms. Springer Science & Business Media.

Linhartová, V., & Stejskal, J. (2017). Public libraries ́ services and their economic evaluation. Scientific papers of the University of Pardubice. Series D, Faculty of Economics and Administration. 41/2017.

Melton, J . V. H. (2001). "Reading publics: transformations of the literary public sphere". The rise of the public in Enlightenment Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp. 104–109 . https://doi.org/10.1017/CBO9780511819421.

Oldenburg, Ray (2000). Celebrating the Third Place: Inspiring Stories about the "Great Good Places" at the Heart of Our Communities. New York: Marlowe & Company.

Paliwal, S. (2015). Scientometric Analysis of Annals of Library and Information Studies (ALIS): 2009-201. International Journal of Research in Library Science, 1(1): 8-19.

Polderman, M., Hans van Duijnhoven, Fransje School MA, and Frank Huysmans. (2014). “Community Building for Public Libraries in the 21st Century: Examples from the Netherlands.”IFLA Public Libraries Satellite Conference, Library of Birminham, UK. August 13.

Saberi, M. k.; Barkhan, S., Hamzehei, R. (2019). A Bibliometric Study and Visualization of Library Philosophy and Practice during 1998-2018. Library Philosophy and Practice, 2565: 1-18.

Schöpfel, J. (2018). Smart libraries. Infrastructures, 3(4), 43.

Scott, R. (2011). The role of public libraries in community building. Public Library Quarterly, 30(3), 191-227. https://doi.org/10.1080/01616846.2011.599283

Shu, Z., Jiang, Y., Liu, J., & Wang, M. (2021). Analysis of Mobile Push Service Model of Smart Library Based on Big Data. In Journal of Physics: Conference Series (Vol. 1883, No. 1, p. 012055). IOP Publishing.

Singh, S., & Kataria, S. (2018, February). Bibliometric analysis of the Proceedings of the Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services (ETTLIS) A Study. In 2018 5th International Symposium on Emerging Trends and Technologies in Libraries and Information Services (ETTLIS) (pp. 386-391). IEEE.

Soheili, F., Osareh, F. (2013). Concepts of Centrality and Density in Scientific and Social Networks. National Studies on Librarianship and Information Organization, 24(3), 92-108.

Thorhauge, J. (2002). “Danish Library Policy: A selection of recent articles and papers”. Copenhagen: Danish National Library Authority. pp. 5-6. ISBN (electronic): 87-91115-24-8.


Downloads

Downloads per month over past year

Actions (login required)

View Item View Item