Shimelis Assefa

Associate Professor
Department: Department of Research Methods & Information Science
University of Denver
Section Editor of Open Information Science

Fields of interest:

Information science, information retrieval, knowledge production, scientific impact, information seeking behavior, learning technologies.

Recent publications:

Rorissa, A., Assefa, S.G., & Alemneh, D.G. (2016). Characteristics of tweets about African cultural heritage. In J.W. Arns (Ed.), Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics (pp. 129-147). Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield.

Assefa, S.G., Alemneh, D.G., & Rorissa, A. (2015). Diffusion of scientific knowledge in agriculture: The case for Africa. Agricultural Information Worldwide, 6, 34-47.

Oguz, F., & Assefa, S. (2014). Faculty members’ perceptions towards institutional repository at a Medium-Sized University: Application of a binary logistic regression model. Library Review, 63(3), 189-202. SCImago Journal Rank (SJR) based on Scopus database: 0.369.

Assefa, S. G. and Rorissa, A. (2013), A bibliometric mapping of the structure of STEM education using co-word analysis. Journal of the American Society for Information Science & Technology, 64: 2513–2536.