Recognizing Students & Faculty Work

Associate Professor, Dr. Jeonghyun (Annie) Kim and doctoral candidate, Sujira Ammarukleart have successfully co-autheored a paper that has been accepted for publication in the peer-reviewed journal Digital Library Perspectives (formerly OCLC Systems & Services: International Digital Library Perspectives). 

Their paper, titled “Institutional Repository Research 2005-2015: A Trend Analysis using Bibliometrics and Text Mining” aims to investigate the longitudinal trends of research in the area of institutional repositories. Bibliometric and text mining methods were employed to track the publication trends, authorship patterns, and keywords and phrases appearing in the article titles and abstracts of 603 articles published in 109 peer-reviewed journals from 2005 to 2015. The paper provides a comprehensive overview of research trends in the area of institutional repositories and describes the evolution of the intellectual structure of the field over the past 11 years as reflected in the literature.

Sujira Ammarukleart is a doctoral candidate in the Information Science PhD program and is currently working on her dissertation, “Factors affecting faculty acceptance and use of institutional repositories in Thailand,” under the supervision of Dr. Shawne Miksa (Chair) and Dr. Jeonghyun (Annie) Kim (Co-Chair). Dr. Kim is an Associate Professor whose research areas include digital curation and data management, information behavior and interaction, and methods applied to library & information science research.



Digital Library Perspectives (DLP) is a peer-reviewed journal concerned with digital content collections. It publishes research related to the curation and web-based delivery of digital objects collected for the advancement of scholarship, teaching and learning, and which advances the digital information environment as it relates to global knowledge, communication and world memory. The journal aims to keep readers informed about current trends, initiatives, and developments, including those in digital libraries and digital repositories, along with their standards and technologies.