Social Media Shaping e-Publishing and Academia

Editors: Taha, N., Al-Sayyed, R., Alqatawna, J., Rodan, A. (Eds.)

  • Addresses the theme “Social Media Shaping e-Publishing”
  • Gathers the best research papers of the 1st international conference of e-publishing, Jordan 2015
  • Discusses trends and challenges in the field of e-publishing
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This book presents the current state of the art in the field of e-publishing and social media, particularly in the Arabic context. The book discusses trends and challenges in the field of e-publishing, along with their implications for academic publishing, information services, e-learning and other areas where electronic publishing is essential. In particular, it addresses (1) Applications of Social Media in Libraries and Information Centers, (2) Use of Social Media and E-publishing in E-learning (3) Information Retrieval in Social Media, and (4) Information Security in Social Media.

About the authors

Dr. Taha is an Assistant Professor of Information Science at the Library and Information Science department, University of Jordan. She was head of the University of Jordan’s Library and Information Science department from 2014 to 2016 and Deputy Director of its University Library from 2013 to 2016.

Dr. Taha received her PhD degree from the University of Sheffield, UK in 2012 for a thesis investigating the social network dynamics of international students in UK. She also holds a Master’s degree in Information Technology from the National University of Malaysia and a BSc in Applied Mathematics from Jordan University of Science and Technology.

Her research mainly concerns social network dynamics and analysis. She has published in highly ranked journals and has presented her work at many international conferences.  Her current research interests are in the field of social media, particularly the applications of social media in different contexts. Dr. Taha and three other colleagues recently received funding from the AOU-Kuwait to work on a programming project using 3D Visual Tool.

Dr. Rizik Al-Sayyed is currently an Associate Professor at King Abdullah II School for Information Technology, University of Jordan. Dr. Rizik holds a B.Sc. from the University of Jordan (1984), an M.Sc. from Western Michigan University (1995), and a Ph.D. from Leeds Beckett University (Leeds Metropolitan University, 2007), all in Computer Science. His main areas of interest include Networking (Cloud Computing, Social Networks, Wireless, and Simulation), Database Design and Optimization (email: r.alsayyed@ju.edu.jo).

Dr. Ja’far Alqatawna is an Associate Professor at King Abdullah II School for Information Technology, University of Jordan. He received his B.Eng degree in Computer Engineering from Mu’tah University, Jordan, followed by an MSc. in Information and Communication Systems Security from the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), Sweden. In 2010 he was awarded his PhD. in Computer Information Systems with a specialization in Information Security and e-Business from Sheffield Hallam University, UK. Dr. Alqatawna is the co-founder of the Jordan Information Security and Digital Forensics research group (JISDF). In 2016 he served as technical chair for the international Cybersecurity and Cyberforensics Conference CCC 2016. He was part of a research project investigating XACML as a policy language for distributed networks at the Security, Policy and Trust (SPOT) Lab, part of the Swedish Institute of Computer Science (SICS). Also, he was a visiting lecturer at Granada University, Spain. He frequently serves as a reviewer for many JCR journals and international conferences. His research interests include the design and assessment of security mechanisms, security intelligence, and cyber security. Currently, Dr. Alqatawna is head of the Business Information Technology department and the Post-Graduate Coordinator for the MSc. Program in Web Intelligence, University of Jordan.

 

Dr. Ali Rodan MIEEE (B.Sc., PSUT 2004; M.Sc., Oxford Brookes University 2005; Ph.D., University of Birmingham 2012) is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at the University of Jordan. His research interests include recurrent neural networks, dynamical systems and machine learning. Dr. Rodan was chairman of the Business Information Technology department, King Abdullah II School of Information Technology, University of Jordan (2013-2014) and Director of the Computer Center, University of Jordan (2014-2016). His research currently focuses on data mining, machine learning, and reservoir computation models, including their design and theoretical properties. 

Table of contents (10 chapters)

  • Reaching Your Community via Social Media: Academic Libraries and Librarians Using Facebook and Twitter for Outreach

    Margolis, Deborah J. (et al.)

    Pages 3-10

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  • Social Networks Impact on Information Consumption and Usage: e-Marefa Case

    Hattab, Ezz

    Pages 11-19

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  • Analysing How the Prosumption of Information in Social Media Shapes Wikipedia

    Siddiqi, Heena (et al.)

    Pages 21-32

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  • The Role of Social Networks in Increasing the Activity of E-learning

    Thabit, Thabit Hassan (et al.)

    Pages 35-45

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  • Using IPython for Teaching Web Scraping

    Hadi, Ali (et al.)

    Pages 47-54

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eBook 74,96 €
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Hardcover 93,59 €
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-55353-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
  • The final prices may differ from the prices shown due to specifics of VAT rules
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Social Media Shaping e-Publishing and Academia
Editors
  • Nashrawan Taha
  • Rizik Al-Sayyed
  • Ja'far Alqatawna
  • Ali Rodan
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-55354-2
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-55354-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-55353-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 132
Number of Illustrations and Tables
15 b/w illustrations, 7 illustrations in colour
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