Department of Information Science and Knowledge Studies

The Department of Information Science and Knowledge Studies (formerly the Department of Library and Information Studies) offers programs at the Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. levels. It is a top department of its kind in Iran benefiting from top academic staff and talented students. The Bachelor’s program aims to make students familiar with the importance of the role of libraries in the development of culture, science and technology in the society. The main aim of the Masters’ program is to train specialists and skilled human resources in the fields of Information Science and Knowledge Studies for the management of libraries and documentation centers. The field of specialization in this program is Information Management. Doctoral students study Information and Knowledge Retrieval, a newly developed course in Iran. More

Head of the Department of Information Science and Knowledge Studies
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Azam Sanatjoo
Assistant Professor
Department of Information Science and Knowledge Studies
sanatjoo@um.ac.ir
+985138803645


Concentration areas offered by the Department of Information Science and Knowledge Studies
Areas Bachelor's Master's Ph.D
Humanities and Social Sciences
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Information Management
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Information and Knowledge Retrieval
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Academic staff

Sholeh Arastoopoor
Assistant Professor
Hassan Behzadi
Assistant Professor
Mojtaba Kaffashan Kakhki
Assistant Professor
Mohsen Nowkarizi
Associate Professor
Azam Sanatjoo
Assistant Professor
Masoumeh Tajafari
Assistant Professor

Research

Recent journal articles

Farshid Danesh, Fattahi, R., & Dayani, M. (2017). Stratification of Iranian LIS academics in terms of visibility, effectiveness and scientific and professional performance: Research report Part 1. Journal of Librarianship and Information Science, 48 (3), 1-8.
Iraj Radad, Behzadi, H., & Somayeh Zadehrahim (2017). Information seeking behaviour of ordinary and elite saffron farmers in Iran. Electronic Library, 35 (2), 233-245.
Nooshi, M., Tajafari, M., & Nowkarizi, M. (2017). An investigation into promotional methods of public library services and resources: users’ perspective. Annals of Library and Information Studies, 64 (4), 268-275.

Recent research projects

Kaffashan Kakhki, Mojtaba,asemandoreh, Yaser,mohamadian, Zahra (2017). The effect of the factors affecting the formation of knowledge sharing behavior from the perspective of students (Case Study: Ferdowsi University of Mashhad)
Nowkarizi, Mohsen,zeynali, Mahdi (2017). An assessment of the coverage and overlap of 4 main domestic search engines: Parseek, Yooz, Parsijoo and Rismoon

Contact Information

Iran, Mashhad, Azadi Square, Ferdowsi University of Mashhad

Faculty of Education and Psychology, Department of Information Science and Knowledge Studies

Phone: +985138803644-3645

Fax: +985138807138