Journal articles

Refereed journal articles

*research under my principal supervision; **corresponding author


Xu, F. & Du, J. T.** (2018). Factors influencing users’ satisfaction and loyalty to digital libraries in Chinese universities. Computers in Human Behavior, 83, 64-72[IF: 3.435; SSCI]

Salehi S., Du, J. T., & Ashman, H. (accepted 9/11/17). Use of web search engines and personalisation in academic searching. To appear in the third issue of Information Research. [ERA A; 47/146 in Library & Information Science – top 32%; IF: 0.66; SSCI]


Du, J. T. (2017). Research on Indigenous people and the role of information and communications technology in development: A review of the literature. To appear in the December issue of the Journal of the Australian Library and Information Association (JALIA). Http:// [ERA B, SSCI]

*Haines, J., Du, J. T., Geursen, G., Gao, J., & Trevorrow, E. (2017). Understanding Elders’ knowledge creation to strengthen Indigenous ethical knowledge sharing. Information Research, 22(4), paper rails1607. [ERA A; SSCI]

Khan, A. & Du, J. T. (2017). Professional development through social media applications: a study of female librarians in Pakistan. Information and Learning Science (formerly known as New Library World by Emeraldinsight), 118 (7/8), 342-353.

Wu, P., Sheng, S., He, D. Q., & Du, J. T. (2017). A belief–desire–intention model for blog users’ negative emotional norm compliance decision-making in crises. The Electronic Library, 35(4), 798-821. [SSCI]

Du, J. T.** & Haines, J. (2017). Indigenous Australians’ information behaviour and Internet use in everyday life: An exploratory study. Information Research (IR), 22 (1), paper 560. Available at [ERA A, SSCI]

*Khoir, S., Du, J. T. **, Davison, R. & Koronios, A. (2017). Contributing to social capital: An investigation of Asian immigrants’ use of public library services. Library and Information Science Research (L&ISR), 39 (1), 34–45.[ERA A*, SSCI] (*research under my principal supervision; **corresponding author) full text link

Md. Hedayetul, I. S., Nandagopal, D., Vijayalakshmi, R., Du, J. T., Cocks, B. (2017). Directed connectivity analysis of functional brain networks during cognitive activity using transfer entropy. Neural Processing Letters, 45(3), 807-824. doi:10.1007/s11063-016-9506-1 [ERA B, SCI] full text link

Sun, J. J., Sheng, D. F., Gu, D. X., Du, J. T., & Min, C. (2017). Understanding link sharing tools continuance behavior in social media. Online Information Review (OIR), 41(1), 119-133. [ERA B; 21/84 in Information Science & Library Science category (Web of Knowledge) – top 25%; IF: 1.443; h5-index 28; SSCI]


*Ma, D. D., Du, J. T., Cen, Y. H. & Wu, P. (2016). Exploring the adoption of mobile Internet services by socioeconomically disadvantaged people: A qualitative user study. Aslib Journal of Information Management, 68(6), 670-693. [ERA B; IF: 1.147; SSCI] (*research under my principal supervision) full text link

Wu, H. J., Du, J. T., Sun, H. F., & Fardous, J. (2016). Identifying core users in social resource recommendation system with K-shell Collapse Sequences. New Technology of Library and Information Service/Xiandai Tushu Qingbao Jishu, 32 (9), 58-64. DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2016.09.07 [In Chinese, the leading library and information sciences journal, included in ERA 2012 list]full text link

Huang, L.H., Zhu, Q.H., Du, J. T., & Li, B. Z. (2016). Exploring the dynamic contribution behavior of editors in wikis based on time series analysis. Program-Electronic Library and Information Systems, 50 (1), 41-57. [ERA C, SSCI] full text link


*Khoir, S., Du, J. T.**, & Koronios, A. (2015). Everyday information behaviour of Asian immigrants in South Australia: A mixed-methods exploration. Information Research (IR), 20(3), paper 687. Available at full text link [ERA A, SSCI] (*research under my principal supervision; **corresponding author)

*Khoir, S., Du, J. T.**, & Koronios, A. (2015). Linking everyday information behaviour to Asian immigrant settlement processes: Towards a conceptual framework. Australian Academic & Research Libraries (AARL)46 (2), 86-100. DOI: 10.1080/00048623.2015.1024303 full text link [ERA B, national leading journal, SSCI] (*research under my principal supervision; **corresponding author)

*Mohammad Arif, A. S., Du, J. T.**, & Lee, I. (2015). Understanding tourists’ collaborative information retrieval behavior to inform design. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST)66(11), 2285–2303. DOI: 10.1002/asi.23319 full text link (ERA A*, SCI) (*research under my principal supervision; **corresponding author)

Syafar, F., Gao, J., & Du, J. T. (2015). The success implementation factors for mobile collaboration technology in asset maintenance. Journal of Mobile Technologies, Knowledge and Society, Vol. 2015 (2015), Article ID 459687, DOI: 10.5171/2015.459687 full text link


Du, J. T. (2014). The information journey of marketing professionals: Incorporating work task-driven information seeking, information judgments, information use, and information sharing. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 65(9), 1850–1869. (ERA A*; SCI) full text link

Md. Hedayetul, I. S., Nandagopal, D., Vijayalakshmi, R., Du, J. T., Cocks, B. (2014). Transfer entropy and information flow pattern in functional brain networks during cognitive activity. Lecture Notes in Computer Science (LNCS), 8834, 1–10. full text link

Sun, X. N., Zhu, Q. H., Zhao, Y. X, & Du, J. T. (2014). Research review on social search. Library and Information Service/Tushu Qingbao Gongzuo图书情报工作, 58(17), 5-13. (In Chinese, the leading library and information sciences journal, included in the ERA 2012 journal list)


Du, J. T., Liu, Y. H., Zhu, Q. H., & Chen, Y. J. (2013). Modelling marketing professionals’ information behaviour in the workplace: Towards a holistic understanding. Information Research, 18 (1) paper 560. (ERA A; SSCI). full text link


Du, J.T. & Spink, A. (2011). Towards a Web search model: Integrating multitasking, cognitive coordination and cognitive shifts. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (JASIST), 62(8),1446–1472. (ERA A*, SCI) full text link

Du, J. T. & Evans, A. (2011). Academic users’ information searching on research topics: Characteristics of research tasks and search strategies. The Journal of Academic Librarianship (JAL), 37(4), 299-306. (ERA A, SSCI). The top 25 most downloaded/hottest journal articles from January to December 2011 full year by SciVerse ScienceDirect, full text link

Du, J. T. & Evans, A. (2011). Academic library services support for research information seeking. Australian Academic & Research Libraries (AARL), 42(2), 103-120. (ERA B, SSCI) full text link

Zhu, Q. H., Du, J. T., Meng, F., Wu, K.W., & Sun, X.L. (2011). Using a Delphi method and the Analytic Hierarchy Process to evaluate the search engines: A case study on Chinese search engines. Online Information Review (OIR), 35(6), 942–956. (ERA B, SSCI) full text link

2008 and prior (in Chinese, then I was a postgraduate student at Nanjing University, China)

Liu, Y. H., Qi, A. H., Du, J., Zhu, Q. H., Huang, Q., & Yue, Q. (2008). The establishment and application of evaluation criteria systems for academic Websites. Information Science 情报科学, 26(1), 64-68.

Zhu, Q. H., & Du, J. (2007).The establishment and application of evaluation criteria system for search engines. Journal of the China Society for Scientific and Technical Information情报学报, 26(5), 684-690.

Zhu, Q. H., & Du, J. (2007). The research of evaluation on government Websites in China and overseas. E-Government电子政务, 7, 31-39.

Zhu, Q. H., Han, X. J., Du, J., & Qi, A.H. (2007). The establishment and application of evaluation criteria systems for Chinese e-government Websites. Library and Information Service图书情报工作, 51(11), 67-70. Full text link

Du, J. (2006). Quantitative analysis on Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) dissertations from the database of PQDD. Information Science情报科学, 24(5), 748-753.Full text link

Zhu, Q. H., & Du, J. (2006). The influence of information disclosure system on the governmental information resource management. Information Studies: Theory & Application情报理论与实践, 29(2), 150-152,226.

Du, J., & Zhu, Q. H. (2004). Application of information architecture (IA) on website evaluation. Information and Documentation Services情报资料工作, 6, 3-16.

Wang, L. J., & Du, J. (2004). Discussion on fostering mode of graduate students in top universities abroad. Academia Bimestris学海, 5, 172-174.