عنوان مقاله [English]
نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Purpose: To map and analyze the social network in the domain of e-book among EBSCO journal articles in order to help publishers and researchers with a multidimensional representation.
Methodology: Qualitative content analysis and cluster analysis were used to obtain keywords and visualize data. The population was 135 articles about e-book published between 2005 till 2011 in EBSCO database.
Results: The network density of researches done in this domain is low. Also, there are 80 subcategories close to e-book such as acceptance, access, advances of technology, advantages, disadvantages, appearance, evaluation process, attractiveness, biology impact, book future and book industry. The biggest nodes are e-book format, comparison to printed book and access.
Conclusion: Iranian publishers should consider about advances in technology, user-friendly design, economic forces and the associated laws in the domain of E-books.