Social Media Shaping e-Publishing and Academia

  • Nashrawan Taha
  • Rizik Al-Sayyed
  • Ja'far Alqatawna
  • Ali Rodan

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Social Media in Libraries and Information Centers

  3. Social Media and E-Learning

  4. Information Retrieval in Social Media

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 93-94
    2. Ala’a Al-Shaikh, Hebatallah Khattab, Asma Moubaiddin, Nadim Obeid
      Pages 95-105
  5. Security and Privacy in the Era of Social Media

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 119-119
    2. Ja’far Alqatawna, Alia Madain, Ala’ M. Al-Zoubi, Rizik Al-Sayyed
      Pages 121-132

About this book


This book presents the current state of the art in the field of e-publishing and social media, particularly in the Arabic context. The book discusses trends and challenges in the field of e-publishing, along with their implications for academic publishing, information services, e-learning and other areas where electronic publishing is essential. In particular, it addresses (1) Applications of Social Media in Libraries and Information Centers, (2) Use of Social Media and E-publishing in E-learning (3) Information Retrieval in Social Media, and (4) Information Security in Social Media.


Student Use of Social Networks Social Media for Academic Activities Social Media for Education Social Networks as Learning Environment Social Media for Research Activities Research Gate, Twitter, Facebook for Academic Outreach

Editors and affiliations

  • Nashrawan Taha
    • 1
  • Rizik Al-Sayyed
    • 2
  • Ja'far Alqatawna
    • 3
  • Ali Rodan
    • 4
  1. 1.The University of JordanAmmanJordan
  2. 2.The University of Jordan AmmanJordan
  3. 3.The University of JordanAmmanJordan
  4. 4.Department of Business Information TechnologyKing Abdullah II School of Information Technology (KASIT) The University of JordanAmmanJordan

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