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Monir Atashbasteh, Hamzeh-Ali Nourmohamadi, Saeed Asadi,
Volume 1, Issue 4 (3-2015)

Background and Aim: This research studies the effective participation and scientific collaboration in Persian Wikipedia, from 2003-2012. 
Method: The library method has been used. Also, considering the objectives and the nature of subject, the research method is a descriptive-applied and during its implementation scientometric technique has been used. Excel and SPSS softwares have been used for analysing data. Considering the two communites of active authors and featured (top) articals, data were collected by means of toolserver, showing the recent statistical changes about the wiki authors and articles.
 Results: Results of ranking the 362 active authors showed that 20% of active authors with 78.90% of the production of added articles and 10% of authors with 86.15% of edits, were identified as hard working partners. The interpretion for the differences between the range of participation of authors, was determined that the characteristic of membership level plays an important role. On the other hand, the study of participation in the 88 featured (top) articles, indicated the editional distribution of articals although influenced by the number of editors, but according to the time difference between Lifetime and half-life of article edition represented the other half of article edition carried out by the hard working partners in the shorter time.
Conclusion:According to the study ofScientific collaboration of active Wikipedians, the results of survey the participation in the featured (top) articlesindicate the effective cooperation by the important minority of Wikipedians in the Persian Wikipedia depeneds on the quality of the editorial team resulting from access levels.
Kobra Ahmadi, Leila Maktabifard, Esmat Momeni,
Volume 1, Issue 4 (3-2015)

Background and Aim: This research is dedicated to assessing information behaviors of children and adolescents’ interaction with print and digital books. To reach this goal, digital books of Iranian virtual library for children and teenagers, have been used as sources of research. The purpose is assessing the influence of participants’ gender, age and graphical effects of books, with their preference in choosing type of books. 
Method: A mixed method was used qualitative method to investigate the information behaviors and quantitative statistics to answer some of questions. Samples were selected based on members’ availability, which ultimately thirty-two of them have been chosen equally between boys and girls. Data were collected using observation and semi-structured interviews and recording speech data.
Results: The findings showed that %70 prefer print format to digital one. The gender of children and graphic effects of books did not influence on members in choosing the format. As children age, their desire in choosing print type gets stronger, while younger children approach digital book as entertainment. Print books caused more enthusiasm in children to continue reading.
Conclusion:It seems that browsing print books is much easier and pleasant for children than digital books. Print books are least succeptable to distractive factors, thus, they are more suitable for long reading.

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