Ali Shiri

  • University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada

According to our database1, Ali Shiri authored at least 33 papers between 2000 and 2022.

Collaborative distances:
  • Dijkstra number2 of five.
  • Erdős number3 of five.



In proceedings 
PhD thesis 


Online presence:



Toward a definition of digital object reuse.
Digit. Libr. Perspect., 2022

Methodological Considerations in Developing Cultural Heritage Digital Libraries: A Community-driven Framework.
Proceedings of the 18th ACM/IEEE on Joint Conference on Digital Libraries, 2018

Environmental scan: A methodological framework to initiate digital library development for communities in Canada's North.
Aslib J. Inf. Manag., 2017

Metadata for Research Data: Current Practices and Trends.
Proceedings of the 2014 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications, 2014

Twitter Content Categorisation: A Public Library Perspective.
J. Inf. Knowl. Manag., 2013

Assessment of the Research Learning Needs of University of Saskatchewan Librarians: A Case Study.
Coll. Res. Libr., 2012

Metadata and crowdsourced data for access and interaction in digital library user interfaces.
Proceedings of the Digital Libraries and Information Access - Research perspectives., 2012

Social search: A taxonomy of, and a user-centred approach to, social web search.
Program, 2011

User evaluation of Searchling: a visual interface for bilingual digital libraries.
Electron. Libr., 2011

An Evaluation of Thesaurus-Enhanced Visual Interfaces for Multilingual Digital Libraries.
Proceedings of the Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, 2011

Interoperability models in digital libraries: an overview.
Electron. Libr., 2010

Query reformulation strategies in an interdisciplinary digital library: The case of nanoscience and technology.
Proceedings of the Fifth IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management, 2010

Metadata and Metaphors in Visual Interfaces to Digital Libraries.
Proceedings of the Handbook of Research on Digital Libraries: Design, 2009

Knowledge organisation systems in North American digital library collections.
Program, 2009

An examination of social tagging interface features and functionalities: An analytical comparison.
Online Inf. Rev., 2009

Institutional repositories in Canadian post-secondary institutions: User interface features and knowledge organization systems.
Aslib Proc., 2009

Metadata-enhanced visual interfaces to digital libraries.
J. Inf. Sci., 2008

Knowledge organization trends in library and information studies: a preliminary comparison of the pre- and post-web eras.
J. Inf. Sci., 2008

Searchling: User-Centered Evaluation of a Visual Thesaurus-Enhanced Interface for Bilingual Digital Libraries.
Proceedings of the Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, 2008

The medical digital library landscape.
Online Inf. Rev., 2007

The Use of Metadata in Visual Interfaces to Digital Libraries.
Proceedings of the Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries, 2007

Query expansion behavior within a thesaurus-enhanced search environment: A user-centered evaluation.
J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol., 2006

Thesaurus-enhanced visual interfaces for multilingual information retrieval.
Proceedings of the Information Realities: Shaping the Digital Future for All, 2006

Interfaces to knowledge organization systems in Canadian digital library collections.
Online Inf. Rev., 2005

Usability and user perceptions of a thesaurus-enhanced search interface.
J. Documentation, 2005

Challenges and issues in terminology mapping: a digital library perspective.
Electron. Libr., 2005

End-user interaction with thesaurus-enhanced search interfaces: an evaluation of search term selection for query expansion.
SIGIR Forum, 2004

User evaluation of a pilot terminologies server for a distributed multi-scheme environment.
Online Inf. Rev., 2004

Interoperability in subject searching and browsing.
OCLC Syst. Serv., 2003

The effects of topic complexity and familiarity on cognitive and physical moves in a thesaurus-enhanced search environment.
J. Inf. Sci., 2003

Thesaurus-enhanced search interfaces.
J. Inf. Sci., 2002

Thesauri on the Web: current developments and trends.
Online Inf. Rev., 2000

The BCS/IRSG 22nd Annual Colloquium on Information Retrieval Research, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, England, 5-7 April 2000.
J. Inf. Sci., 2000