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Dr. Alireza Noruzi, France

He is a university scholar and received his Ph.D. from the University of Aix-Marseille, France. From 2010 to 2011, he was a post-doctoral research fellow at Université de Montreal, École de bibliothéconomie et des sciences de l'information. He also received his B.A. and M.A. degrees in Library and Information Science in 1998 and 2001 respectively. He is an independent information consultant, specializing in journal indexing, information representation and retrieval, knowledge organization, metadata, information management, taxonomies, thesaurus design and construction. His research interests include the World Wide Web, information representation and retrieval (indexing and abstracting), knowledge organization (metadata, cataloging, and classification), information consulting, information marketing, competitive intelligence, scientometrics, altmetrics, open access (OA) and so on.
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Email: editor@webology.org


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Dr. Hamid R. Jamali, Australia

He is a Senior Lecturer at the School of Information Studies of Charles Sturt University (Wagga Wagga, NSW, Australia). He received his PhD in Information Science from University College London (UCL). He has a BSc in Medical LIS and an MA in LIS. Previously He was an Associate professor at Kharazmi University (Iran) and a senior consultant of CIBER Research Ltd (UK). He has published widely on topics related to information behavior and scholarly communication in different journals including JASIST, JIS, JDoc, IPM and so on.
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Email: h.jamali at  gmail.com

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Dr. Louise Spiteri, Canada

She is a Professor at the School of Information ManagementDalhousie University. She teaches in the areas of the organization of information, metadata, indexing, and taxonomies. She publishes in the areas of classification theory, thesaurus design, and metadata.
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Email: Louise.Spiteri at  dal.ca


Prof. Eric G. Berkowitz, USA

He is the Chair of the Department of Computer Science and Information Technology at Roosevelt University in Chicago. He has published on a variety of fields including document analysis and information retrieval, particularly meta-search methods and scalable algorithms for very large document collections. He has also published on cooperative autonomous systems and modeling infant concept acquisition.
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Email: eberkowitz at  roosevelt.edu


Dr. Judit H. Ward, USA

She is a faculty member at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, USA. She works as the Director of Information Services at the Center of Alcohol Studies and Adjunct Professor at the School of Communication and Information. Her areas of specialization include applied linguistics, medical communication and informatics, and library and information science. Her research focuses on human information behavior, evaluation of information in the electronic environment, impact of scholarly publication in interdisciplinary fields, and cross-cultural research methods.
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Email: judit.ward at  rutgers.edu


Dr. Panayiota Tsatsou, UK

She is an associate professor in Media and Communication at Swansea University. She received her PhD and Master of Science in Media and Communications from the Department of Media and Communications at the London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London. She completed her Master of Arts in Political Science at the University of Birmingham and graduated from the University of Athens with a BA Honours degree in Political Science. Panayiota researches the areas of information society, Internet studies, digital divides, new media policy and regulation, new media and civic participation, new media and children, new media and gender, and digital ecosystems. Her research work examines various phenomena in relation to new media technologies, with an emphasis on regulation and policy creation, as well as on the role of ordinary people (e.g. citizens, women, children) as new media/Internet users and actors in the information society. She is the author of Digital Divides in Europe: Culture, Politics and the Western-Southern Divide (2011, Berlin: Peter Lang). Her journal and other publications aim to report on innovative and evidence-based solutions to issues arising in the information society. She has recently conducted an AHRC funded research project on digital inclusion and minority communities in Wales and is currently involved in a British Academy funded research on digital identity, literacy and economy.
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Email: p.tsatsou at  swansea.ac.uk


Prof. Henri Dou, France

He is a Professor at the Aix-Marseille University, Faculty of Sciences and Technology of Saint Jerome, Department of Information Science and he is also the Director of CRRM laboratory.
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Email: douhenri at  yahoo.fr


Prof. Luc Quoniam, France

He is a university professor in Information Science and Communications, and is a member of the Paragraph laboratory (Laboratoire Paragraphe), University Paris 8, France. He got his Ph.D. in Information Science and Communications from the Aix-Marseille University (France) in 1988. He was visiting professor at the University of Sao Paulo (2005-2007, Brazil), at Fernando Pessoa University (2007-2010, Portugal). He supervised over 40 Ph.D. students and wrote a large number of scientific publications. His research and teaching interests in Information Science and Communications are in the areas of competitive intelligence, innovation, creativity, knowledge management, adaptation to change, and the "concept 2.0".
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Email: mail at  quoniam.info


Prof. Isabella Peters, Germany

She is a Professor in Web Science at the ZBW Leibniz Information Centre for Economics and Christian Albrechts University Kiel. She studied German Linguistics, German Literature, and Information Science at the Heinrich-Heine-University in Düsseldorf. Her Ph.D. thesis "Folksonomies: Knowledge representation and information retrieval in Web 2.0" has been published in 2009. From 2007 until 2013 she worked as researcher and lecturer at the Department of Information Science at the Heinrich-Heine-University. Her research focuses on the evaluation of Social Media and user-generated content used in scholarly communication, science 2.0 and altmetrics, and folksonomies as tools for knowledge representation and information retrieval in diverse contexts (e.g., libraries).
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Email: ipe  at  informatik.uni-kiel.de


Dr. Kiszl Péter, Hungary

He is an Associate Professor at Eötvös Loránd University, Budapest, Hungary. He holds an Economist BA, Librarian MA degree and PhD in Library and Information Science (LIS), habilitation in Literature. He is director of the Institute of Library and Information Science, head of the Department of Information Science, director of the LIS PhD Program, head of the LIS BA and MA programs, director of the Centre for Digital Humanities, chair of the Board of Trustees of the University Library Foundation, member of the Management Committee of Distant Reading for European Literary History of the EU-funded European Cooperation in Science and Technology Program (COST Action CA16204) and member of the Editorial Board of the International Journal of Digital Humanities (Springer Nature). His research interests include information and knowledge management, business information, entrepreneurship development of training in LIS and digital humanities.
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Email: kiszl.peter at  btk.elte.hu


Dr. Ravi S. Sharma, New Zealand

He is currently a Professor of Information Systems at the University of Canterbury Business School. His teaching, consulting and research interests are in digital business strategies and transformations. He has (co-) authored over 100 technical papers and his work has appeared in leading journals, conferences, trade publications, and the broadcast media. He has also lead-authored graduate level texts on KM Tools and Digital Marketplaces. He received his Ph.D. in management sciences from the University of Waterloo and is a Chartered Engineer (UK) and a Fellow of the Institution of Engineering & Technology. He also sits on the editorial or advisory boards of several professional and non-profit organizations.
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Email: rs.sharma at  anterbury.ac.nz


Prof. Ina Fourie, South Africa

She is an Associate Professor at the Department of Information Science at the University of Pretoria. She teaches aspects of information organisation and retrieval at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Her research interests include information seeking behaviour, current awareness services, instructional design, and distance and telematic teaching. She has published in these fields and is also a regular speaker at national and international conferences.
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Email: ina.fourie at up.ac.za


Dr. Mohammad Nazir Ahmad, Malaysia

He has recently been made an Associate Professor at UKM and has been appointed as a Senior Research Fellow at the Institute of Visual Informatics (IVI), UKM. He earnt a Bachelor Degree in Information Technology (majoring in Industrial Computing) from the Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM) in 1998, and subsequently received an MSc in Information Systems from the Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (UTM) in 2002. In 2009 he was awarded a PhD in the field of Information Technology from the University of Queensland (UQ), of Brisbane, Australia. He has been active for many years in the field of Ontologies and Knowledge Management, supported through numerous research grants totaling to more than RM 800,000. He has authored and co-authored 109 publications including 27 indexed journal articles, 26 non-indexed journal articles, 43 refereed conference articles, 5 book chapters, 2 edited books, 2 newspaper articles, 2 magazine articles, and 2 technical reports.
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Email: mnazir  at  ukm.edu.my


Dr. Khalid Mahmood, Pakistan

He is a Professor of Library and Information Science at the University of the Punjab in Lahore. He has authored 5 books and over 90 research papers. His areas of research interest include the use of ICTs in libraries, integrated library systems, LIS education and research, information needs and seeking behavior, competencies of LIS professionals, bibliometrics, citation and content analysis, library finance, and technical services in libraries.
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Email: khalid.dlis at  pu.edu.pk


Dr. Saeid Asadi, Iran

He is an associate professor at the Library and Information Science Department of Shahed University, Tehran, Iran. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Information Technology at the University of Queensland. He received his M.Sc. degree in Medical Library and Information Science from Iran University of Medical Sciences in 1999 and BSc. degree in Medical Library and Information Science at Kerman University of Medical Sciences in 1996.
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Email: s.asadi at shahed.ac.ir