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Kayvan Kousha Homepage & Web CV

PhD Student, University of Tehran, LIS Department

Visiting School of Computing & IT, University of Wolverhampton, UK (March-October, 2006)

 

 

Award  (2005) of the Eugene Garfield Doctoral Dissertation Scholarship:

 

 Motivations for Web Citation Creation to Open Access Journals Articles: A Comparison between ISI and Web-Extracted Citations in Science and Social Science Disciplines.

 (Abstract in PDF)

Supervisor: Prof.  Abbas Horri

2nd Supervisor: Prof. Mike Thelwall

 

Recently Submitted Papers

  1. Kousha, K & Thelwall. M. (Submitted). How is Science Cited on the Web? A Classification of Google Unique Web Citations, Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology
  2. Kousha, K & Thelwall. M. (Submitted). The Online Impact of Open Access Social Science Research, 11th International Conference Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI).

 

 English Refereed Journal Papers

1. Kousha, K & Thelwall. M. (to appear, 2007). Google Scholar Citations and Google Web/URL Citations: A Multi-Discipline Exploratory Analysis. Journal of the American Society of Information Science and Technology

2. Kousha, K. & Thelwall, M. (to appear). Sources of Google Scholar citations outside the Science Citation Index: a comparison between four science disciplines, Scientometric.

3.  Kousha, K & Thelwall. M. (2006). Motivations for URL citations to open access library and information science articles. Scientometrics, 68 (3), 50-517. 

4. Kousha, K. & Horri, H. (2004). The Relationship between Scholarly Publishing and the Counts of Academic Inlinks to Iranian University Web Sites: Exploring Academic Link Creation Motivations. Journal of Information Management and Scientometrics, 1(2), 13-22.

5. Kousha, K. (2005). Extracting Macroscopic Information from Sources of URL Citation to Scholarly Open Access Journals: A Webometrics Approach, IFLA Newsletter, June 2005.

6. Kousha, K. (2005).Webometrics and Scholarly Communication: An Overview, Quarterly Journal of the National Library of Iran (Faslenameh Ketab), 14(4):7-16.

  7. Kousha, K. (2004). Experience of Librarians in Design and Development of the National  Web Directory of Iranian Sites, Iranhoo. Quarterly Journal of the National Library of Iran (Faslenameh Ketab), 14(4), 349-358.

8.  (1999). DVD: The Next Evolutionary Step for Publishing Multimedia Reference Sources. Online & CD-ROM Review, 23(4), 1999, 203-205.

 

English Refereed Conference Papers

1. (2006). Kousha, K. & Thelwall, M. Sources of Google Scholar Citations outside the Science Citation Index: A Comparison between Four Science Disciplines. The 9th International Science& Technology Indicators Conference, Leuven, Belgium, 7-9 September 2006.

2. (2006). Kousha, K & Thelwall. M. Google Scholar Citations and Google Web/URL Citations: A Multi-Discipline Exploratory Analysis. ญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญญ The International Workshop on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics & Seventh COLLNET Meeting in conjunction with the Extra Session on Information Visualization for Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics, Nancy, France, 10-12 May, 2006

3. (2005). Kousha, K & Thelwall. M. Motivations for URL citations to open access library and information science articles. In: Proceedings of 10th International Conference Society of Scientometrics and Informetrics (ISSI), Stockholm, 24-28 July, 2005.

   4. (2004). Kayvan Kousha and Abbas Horri. The Relationship between Scholarly Publishing and the Counts of Academic Inlinks to Iranian University Web Sites: Exploring Academic Link Creation Motivations. In  Proceedings of International Workshop on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics, March 2-5, 2004,  India, 136-149.  

5. (2004). Kayvan Kousha and Mahshid Abdoli. Iran's National ICT Education Plan: an Overview of the Possibilities, Problems and the Programs. 70th IFLA General Conference and Council, August 22th - 27th 2004, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

 

Books (in Persian)

1. (2003). Kayvan Kousha. Internet Search Tools: Skills for Searching in WWW. Ketabdar Publication, Tehran, 250p. (Including CD-ROM).

2. (Translated to Farsi) Liwen Vaughan. Statistical Methods for Information Professionals: a Practical, Painless Approach to Understanding Using and Interpreting Statistics, Information Today, 2000. Translated into Farsi by K. Kousha and M. Ghaneh, Chapar Publication, Tehran, 2005.

 

Long Encyclopedic Articles.  In the Persian Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, edited by Abbass Horri, Tehran, National Library of Iran, 2003-2005.

1.      Webometrics  (to appear)

2.      Library Automation

3.      Hypermedia and Hypertext (to appear)

4.      Multimedia 

5.      Database and Databank

6.      Patents Information

7.      International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

8.      United Kingdom Libraries

9.      Information Super Highways

10.  Internet Search Tools

11.  Microprocessors

12.  Telecommunication

13.  Expert Systems and Artificial Intelligence (to appear)

14.  Digital Libraries (to appear)

 

Persian Refereed Journal Articles

  1. (2006, to appear). Survey on ICT educational needs of LIS departments in the Iranian universities.  Faslenameh-Ketab, Refereed  Quarterly Journal of National Library of Iran.
  2.  (2006). What is Digital Library? A Popular Term with Vague Concept. Fasle-Nameh Ketab, Refereed Quarterly Journal of National Library of Iran, 63.
  3. (2005). Crisis on understanding th concept  of the digital library. Ketab-Mah (Koliyat), 7(12). 12-19.
  4. (2004). Calculating the Web Impact Factor of Iranian Newspapers Web Sites. Journal of Informology. 1(2), 85-114.
  5. (2004). Application of Expert Systems and IA in Information Retrieval. Journal of Informology 1(3).
  6. (2004) Comparing Internet Search Tools with Persian Interface. Ketabdar Electronic Journal, 2(2), Available: http://www.ketabdar.org/magazine/detailarticle.asp?number=25 
  7.  (2003). Criteria for Evaluation of Search Engines Performance. Journal of Informology. in Persian, 1(1), 77-106.
  8. (2003). Added values of publication of books on Internet. Fasle-Nameh Ketab, Quarterly Journal of National Library of Iran, 14(1), 121-134.
  9. (2001). The Role of Iran on Dissemination of Cultural Information About Itself: a Content Analysis Approach,  Faslenameh-Ketab, Quarterly Journal of National Library of Iran, 12(2), 104-122.
  10. (2000). How to Cite Electronic Information Sources. Faslenameh-Ketab, Quarterly Journal of National Library of Iran, 11(1), 103-124.
  11. (1998). Virtual Museums in WWW: Towards Ancient Iran's Digital Collection, Faslenameh-Ketab, Quarterly Journal of National Library of Iran, 20(4), 63-69.
  12. (1997). Using Multimedia Reference Material in Reference Desk. . Faslenameh-Ketab, Quarterly Journal of National Library of Iran, 8(2), 73-92. 

 

Persian Refereed Conference Papers (in Persian)

  1. (2002). The effect of designing web directories on dissemination of cultural and social information of Iran, National Conference on Iranology, Iranology Foundation, Tehran.
  2. (2002)  Iranhoo: The experience of designing a national Persian web directory, Seminar of Iranian Library and Information Science Association, Tehran.
  3. (2001). Internet Publishing: Challenges and Opportunities for Iranian Publishers, International Conference on Information and Culture, The Second International Conference on Information and Culture, Tehran
  4. (2001). Kayvan Kousha and Mahshid Abdoli. Copyright in Multimedia Sources: Challenges and Pitfalls, The Second International Conference on Information and Culture, Tehran
  5. (2001). Digital Librarianship: What skills should be acquired, Azzahra University, Seminars on Digital Libraries, Tehran.
  6. (2000). Internet and cultural development: the role of Iran in dissemination of cultural information on the web, The first International Conference on Cultural Development, Tehran.
  7. (2000). Free Medical resources on the Web: Experience of Designing a Web Directory of Free High Quality Medical Information, Conference on Productivity in Medical Information Services, Iran Medical Science University, Tehran, Iran.
  8. (1999). Web-based OPACs: Comparing National Libraries Web-based Catalogs,  Conference on Development of Online catalogs in Iranian Libraries, Ferdowsi University, Iran.

 

Editorial Activities

  1.  Editor of monthly LIS newsletter in Persian, Pajohesh-nameh- Etellaresani (1997- )
  2. Guest Editor of Special Issue of Scholarly Communication, Journal of Informology, 2(2), 2005.
  3. Referee of Quarterly Journal of National Library of Iran, Faslnameh-Ketab and Journal of Informology.

 

Reports

1. (2005). 70th IFLA General Conference and Council, August 22th - 27th 2004, Buenos Aires, Argentina.

2. (2004). International Workshop on Webometrics, Informetrics and Scientometrics, March 2-5, 2004,s. Journal of Informology , 1(3).

3. (1999). Moslem Youth and Media Conference, Faslenameh-Ketab, Quarterly Journal of National Library of Iran, 10(4), 128-137.

4. (1998). 1. 49th FID Conference,  Faslenameh-Ketab, Quarterly Journal of National Library of Iran, 9(3), 127-131.

  1. (1998). Conference on Development of Online Catalogs in Iranian Libraries. Faslenameh-Ketab, Quarterly Journal of National Library of Iran, 10(4), 127-131.
  2. (1998). The First Multimedia Software Exhibition, Pajohesh-Nameh-Etellaresani, 2(7).

 

Book Reviews

  1. (2000). Dissertations Abstract of Library and Information Science of Iran. Pajohesh-Nameh-Etellaresani, 3(12), 6-8
  2. (1998).Glossary of Library and Information Science Terms. Faslenameh-Ketab, Quarterly Journal of National Library of Iran, 10(4), 122-128.

 

Translated Papers (English to Persian)

  1. Terry Kunny. A Digital Dark Ages: challenges in the Preservation of electronic Information. Proceedings of IFLA 63rd Conference, Copenhagen 1997. Published in Selective Papers of IFLA 63rd Conference by National Library of Iran.
  2.  Yasar Tonta. Scholarly Communication and the Use of Networked Information Sources. Proceedings of IFLA 61st Conference, Istanbul 1995. Published in Selective Papers of IFLA 61st Conference by National Library of Iran.
  3. Tatiana Ershova. The New Economic Situation and its Impact on the Acquisition policy and methods in Russian Libraries. Proceedings of IFLA 60th Conference, Cuba 1994. Published in Selective Papers of IFLA 60th Conference by National Library of Iran.
  4. Peter Liebscher. Hypertext and Indexing. In Challenge in Indexing Electronic Text and Images. Edited by Raya Fidel, 1994. Published in Faslname-Ye Ketabe.The quarterly journal of the National Library of Iran, Autumn 1999.
  5.  K.C. Harrison. United Kingdom. World Encyclopedia of Library and Information Services. Edited by Robert Wedge Worth, 1993. Entry of Persian Encyclopedia of Library and Information Services. National Library of Iran.
  6. Johny Y. Cole. Ainsworth Rand Spofford. World Encyclopedia of Library and Information Services. Edited by Robert Wedge Worth, 1993. Entry of Persian Encyclopedia of Library and Information Services. National Library of Iran.
  7. Jian Liu. Guide to Meta Search Engines. [Online], Accessed Dec 11, 1999,
  8. http://www.indiana.edu/~librcsd/search/meta.html Published in Pajoohesh-Nameh Etella Resan. The monthly issue of Jahad Scientific Information Services, winter 2000.
  9. Ching-Chih Chen. Toward a Digital Knowledge Base: One Projects Experience. Proceedings of Online Information, London 6-8 Dec 1994. Published in Selected Papers of the 8th International Online Meeting. Jahad Scientific Information Services.
  10.  Theo J.D. Bothma. Added Value in Electronic Publications. Proceedings of Online Information, London 3-5 Dec 1996. Selected Papers of the 20th International Online Meeting. Jahad Scientific Information Services.

 

Awards

  1. (2005) Award  of the Eugene Garfield Doctoral Scholarship for PhD Proposal: Motivations for Linking to Open Access Scholarly E-Journals: A Comparison of the   Characteristics of Web Citations in Six Science and Social Science Disciplines
  2. (2002). Designer of National Web Directory, Iranhoo. (not accessible anymore).
  3. (2001). Selected Paper- Internet Publishing: Challenges and Opportunities for Iranian Publishers, International Conference on Information and Culture, Tehran
  4. (2001). Selected Workshop- How to Design Web Directories for our Libraries, International Conference on Information and Culture, Tehran
  5. (2000). Selected Workshop- Internet Search Tools: Skills for Searching Internet, International Conference on Information and Culture, Tehran
  6. (1999). Active National Information Professional, Ministry of Agriculture.
  7. (1998). Journal Editor of Persian Monthly Newsletter in LIS, Ministry of Agriculture

 

Courses

1.  Searching Online & CD-ROM Databases, University of Tehran, LIS Department (2002-2003)

2.  Searching Online & CD-ROM Databases, University of Tehran, LIS Department (2003)

3.  Advanced Reference Services, Allameh University, (2003-2004)

4. Advanced Reference Services, Allameh University, (2002-2003)

5. Advanced Reference Services, Allameh University, (2003)

6.  Administration and management for information professional, Tarbiat Modarres University, (2004-2005)

 

Workshops

 

 

  1. ISI, Google Scholar Citations and Google Web/URL Citations: Some Evidence on Scholarly Patterns of the Web, School of Computing & IT, University of Wolverhampton UK, 18 July 2006.

 

  1. Webometrics and Scholarly communication. The first workshop of Webometrics Research organized by the Iranian Webometrics Research Group (IWRG) 7 Mehre (29 September 2005):  Iranian Institute of Philosophy (IRIP).

 

  1. (20 Workshops) Internet Search Tools: Skills for Searching in WWW.  Implemented  for librarians/academic staff in University of Tehran, University of Shadid Behesti, Islamic Culture and  Relations Organization and etc  (2002-2005)

 

  1. (20 Workshops) Searching in Free Scientific Web-Based Databases and Reference Sources. Implemented  for librarians/academic staff in University of Tehran, University of Shadid Behesti, Islamic Culture and  Relations Organization and etc  (2002-2005)

 

 

  1. (20 Workshops) Evaluating and Citing Internet Sources. Implemented  for librarians/academic staff in University of Tehran, University of Shadid Behesti, Islamic Culture and  Relations Organization and etc  (2002-2005)

 

 

  1. (20 Workshops) Designing Home Pages for Researchers. Implemented  for librarians/academic staff in University of Tehran, University of Shadid Behesti, Islamic Culture and  Relations Organization and etc  (2002-2005)

 

  1. Using IT for Information Services, University of Tehran, Department of Management (2001)

 

  1. Internet Search Tools, University of Tehran, Department of Management (2001)

 

  1. Using Free databases and Reference Sources for Information Services, University of Tehran, Department of Management (2001)

 

  1. Internet and Research, Research Center for Education, Tehran (2001)

 

  1. Internet as a Great tool for Archivists, Iran National Broadcasting (IRIB), Tehran (2001)

 

  1. Using Multimedia References Sources in Reference Services. Jahad Scientific Information Services, Tehran, 1999. 

 

  1. DVD: The Storage Technology for 21st Century. Jahad Scientific Information Services, Tehran, 1999. 

 

  1. Added-Values of Internet Publishing, Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance, Tehran,  2001

 

  1. How to Bulid a Simple Webliography for Our Libraries, International Book Fair, Tehran, 1999.

 

  1. Using Internet More Effectively in Libraries, University of Isfehan, Isfehan, 2002.

 

  1. Digital Librarianship, University of Isfehan, Isfehan, 2002.

 

Designed Web Directories

  1. Iranhoo, Persian Searchable Web Directory of Iranian Sites (not accessible anymore see http://www.archive.org/ for past image of it.      
  2. Cultural Studies Subject Index  (http://www.farhangnet.org/ehelp/wlelcom.culture.htm)

 

Computing Skills

  1. link analysis software (SocSciBot  and lexiURL)
  2. Web site design,
  3.  Web directories design and development
  4. Dream Weaver Web authoring tool
  5. Authorware multimedia authoring tool
  6. MS office, SPSS (Statistical Software)
  7. Database design (retrieval systems)
  8. Sampling software

Last Update August 2006