Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), a fully refereed scholarly and technical periodical, has been published continuously since 1950. Edited by Blaise Cronin, JASIST publishes reports of research and development in a wide range of subjects and applications in information science and technology.
Strategies for seeking serendipity and how to support them in digital information environments
Research carried out by Lecturer in Information Interaction in City University London's Department of Computer Science, Dr Stephnn Makri suggests that serendipity is more than a 'happy accident.' Though it cannot be directly ...
New patent mapping system helps find innovation pathways
What's likely to be the "next big thing?" What might be the most fertile areas for innovation? Where should countries and companies invest their limited research funds? What technology areas are a company's competitors pursuing?
Study reveals declining influence of high impact factor journals
The most prestigious peer-reviewed journals in the world, such as Cell, Nature, Science, and the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), have less and less influence amongst scientists, according to a paper co-authored ...