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2018

Investigating faculty members' beliefs about distance education: The case of sultan qaboos university, Oman

Saleem, N. & Al Saqri, M., May 4 2018, Teacher Training and Professional Development: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. IGI Global, Vol. 1. p. 23-44 22 p.

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Language in a glocalized world

Balasubramanian, C., Jul 23 2018, Language and Literature in a Glocal World. Springer Singapore, p. 15-27 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2017

Centring gendered narratives of the Indian diaspora

Mehta, S. R., Dec 5 2017, Women in the Indian Diaspora: Historical Narratives and Contemporary Challenges. Springer Singapore, p. 15-26 12 p.

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Indian english: A pedagogical model (even) in India?

Balasubramanian, C., Jul 31 2017, Studies in Corpus-Based Sociolinguistics. Taylor and Francis, p. 136-154 19 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Soft Systems Model (SSM)

Al-Harrasi, N. H., Jan 30 2017, Decision Management: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. IGI Global, Vol. 4-4. p. 1916-1942 27 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Women empowerment in the arab tourism sector: Case study of the sultanate of Oman

Afifi, G. & Al-Sherif, N., Jan 1 2017, Tourism in the Arab World: An Industry Perspective. Channel View Publications, p. 56-69 14 p.

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2016

Contextual factors influencing information seeking behavior of social scientists: A review of the literature

Al-Suqri, M. N., Jan 1 2016, International Business: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. IGI global, p. 37-57 21 p.

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Disability, social media and religious discourse: An Arabian example

Zidjaly, N. A., Nov 10 2016, Disability and Social Media: Global Perspectives. Taylor and Francis Inc., p. 303-317 15 p.

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Smart grid

Al Abri, D., Malik, A. S., Albadi, M., Charabi, Y. & Hosseinzadeh, N., Jan 1 2016, Handbook of Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation, Second Edition. Springer International Publishing, Vol. 2. p. 1465-1501 37 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Subversives and saints: Sufism and the state in Central Asia

O'Dell, E., Jan 1 2016, Islam, Society, and Politics in Central Asia. University of Pittsburgh Press, p. 99-126 28 p.

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The changing nature of information behavior and the information environment: Challenges for LIS in the Arab Gulf states

Al-Suqri, M. N., Jan 1 2016, International Business: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications. IGI global, p. 2187-2201 15 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2015

Ajzen and Fishbein's Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) (1980)

Al-Suqri, M. N. & Al-Kharusi, R. M., Feb 28 2015, Information Seeking Behavior and Technology Adoption: Theories and Trends. IGI Global, p. 188-204 17 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

Digital governance: A usability study of Omani e-government websites

Bouazza, A. & Chebli, H., Oct 31 2015, Trends, Prospects, and Challenges in Asian E-Governance. IGI Global, p. 56-74 19 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Information grounds theory (1999, 2004)

Al-Aufi, A. S., Feb 28 2015, Information Seeking Behavior and Technology Adoption: Theories and Trends. IGI Global, p. 149-161 13 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Learning from the margins: Teaching language, culture and communication through world literature in the EFL classroom

Mehta, S. R. & Al-Mahrooqi, R., Dec 18 2015, Bridging the Gap between Education and Employment: English Language Instruction in EFL Contexts. Peter Lang AG, Vol. 198. p. 349-366 18 p.

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Perceptions of Indians in Oman: Exploring aspects of intercultural communication

Mehta, S. R. & Heble, A., Jan 1 2015, Intercultural Communication with Arabs: Studies in Educational, Professional and Societal Contexts. Springer Singapore, p. 27-39 13 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)

Soft Systems Model (SSM)

Al-Harrasi, N. H., Feb 28 2015, Information Seeking Behavior and Technology Adoption: Theories and Trends. IGI Global, p. 162-186 25 p.

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Taking charge: Improving EFL students' language proficiency, academic skills and professional preparation via student-led activities

Al-Mahrooqi, R. & Al-Aghbari, K., Dec 18 2015, Bridging the Gap between Education and Employment: English Language Instruction in EFL Contexts. Peter Lang AG, Vol. 198. p. 367-388 22 p.

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2014

Modality in Arab EFL students’ academic writing: Implications for policy, practice, and research

Al-Sharafi, A. G., Jan 1 2014, Teaching and Learning English in the Arabic-Speaking World. Taylor and Francis, p. 14-31 18 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2013

Bringing the global and the local together through English in Oman

Al-Mahrooqi, R. I. & Tuzlukova, V., Jan 1 2013, Regionalizing Oman: Political, Economic and Social Dynamics. Springer Netherlands, p. 305-317 13 p.

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Contextual factors influencing information seeking behavior of social scientists: A review of the literature

Al-Suqri, M. N., Jul 31 2013, Information Access and Library User Needs in Developing Countries. IGI Global, p. 190-210 21 p.

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Mobile pastoralism and land grabbing in Sudan: Impacts and responses

Babiker, M., 2013, Pastoralism and Development in Africa: Dynamic Change at the Margins. Taylor and Francis, p. 177-185 9 p.

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Observations: Atmosphere and surface

Hartmann, D. L., Klein Tank, A. M. G., Rusticucci, M., Alexander, L. V., Brönnimann, S., Charabi, Y. A. R., Dentener, F. J., Dlugokencky, E. J., Easterling, D. R., Kaplan, A., Soden, B. J., Thorne, P. W., Wild, M. & Zhai, P., Jan 1 2013, Climate Change 2013 the Physical Science Basis: Working Group I Contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Vol. 9781107057999. p. 159-254 96 p.

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1056 Citations (Scopus)

Social work practice in social organizations: Oman

Mostafa Abdrabou, M. M., Jan 1 2013, Social Work in the Middle East. Taylor and Francis, p. 125-136 12 p.

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The changing nature of information behavior and the information environment: Challenges for LIS in the Arab Gulf states

Al-Suqri, M. N., Jul 31 2013, Information Access and Library User Needs in Developing Countries. IGI Global, p. 1-15 15 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)

The impact of shopping malls on traditional retail stores in Muscat. case study of Al-Seeb Wilayat

Abdelghani, M. I. M., Jan 1 2013, Regionalizing Oman: Political, Economic and Social Dynamics. Springer Netherlands, p. 227-247 21 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Undergraduate students information behavior in the changing technological era: An investigating of Sultan Qaboos University, Oman

Al-Saleem, N. E., Jul 31 2013, Information Access and Library User Needs in Developing Countries. IGI Global, p. 211-226 16 p.

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3 Citations (Scopus)
2012

Iranian-Russian cinematic encounters

O'Dell, E. J., 2012, Iranian-Russian Encounters: Empires and revolutions since 1800. Taylor and Francis, p. 324-336 13 p.

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Issues in socialization, literacy learning, and educational processes

Cumming, A., Al Alawi, M. & Watanabe, Y., Jan 1 2012, Adolescent Literacies in a Multicultural Context. Taylor and Francis, p. 87-101 15 p.

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Multimodal texts as mediated actions: Voice, synchronization and layered simultaneity in images of disability

Zidjaly, N. A., Jan 1 2012, Multimodality in Practice: Investigating Theory-in-Practicethrough-Methodology. Taylor and Francis, p. 190-205 16 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)

Writing practices and achievement

Al-Alawi, M. & Kohls, R., Jan 1 2012, Adolescent Literacies in a Multicultural Context. Taylor and Francis, p. 74-86 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

2011

The Sahara: A desert of change

Hereher, M. E., 2011, Sand Dunes: Ecology, Geology and Conservation. Nova Science Publishers, Inc., p. 101-114 14 p.

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1 Citation (Scopus)
2010

Intertextuality and constructing Islamic identities online

Al Zidjaly, N., 2010, Handbook of Research on Discourse Behavior and Digital Communication: Language Structures and Social Interaction. IGI Global, Vol. 1. p. 191-204 14 p.

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4 Citations (Scopus)
2009

Information security and privacy in digital libraries

Al-Suqri, M. N. & Fatuyi, E. O. A., 2009, Handbook of Research on Digital Libraries: Design, Development, and Impact. IGI Global, p. 8-15 8 p.

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2 Citations (Scopus)

Remote sensing: Fundamentals, types and monitoring applications of environmental consequences of war

Al Ajmi, D. & Saif ud din, U. D., 2009, Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, Volume 3: Anthropogenic Compounds. Vol. 3 U. p. 41-123 83 p. (Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, Volume 3: Anthropogenic Compounds; vol. 3 U).

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3 Citations (Scopus)

War-induced soil degradation, depletion, and destruction (the case of ground fortifications in the terrestrial environment of Kuwait)

Misak, R., Al-Ajmi, D. & Al-enezi, A., 2009, Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, Volume 3: Anthropogenic Compounds. Vol. 3 U. p. 125-139 15 p. (Handbook of Environmental Chemistry, Volume 3: Anthropogenic Compounds; vol. 3 U).

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1994

The air quality impact of Kuwait oil field fires

Al Ajmi, D. N., 1994, Computer techniques in environmental studies V. Vol. I: pollution modeling. Zannetti, P. (ed.). Computational Mechanics Publications, p. 3-15 13 p.

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1993

The application of the Thematic Mapper data and associated image processing techniques for structural mapping in the Ma'in area of Jordan

Fadda, E., 1993, Looking to the future with an eye on the past. ACSM/ASPRS convention, New Orleans, 1993. Vol. 2. Lewis, A. J. (ed.). ASPRS/ACSM, p. 80-91 12 p.

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1985

A sudden warming in the middle atmosphere of the southern hemisphere.

Al-Ajmi, D. N., Harwood, R. S. & Miles, T., 1985, Quarterly Journal - Royal Meteorological Society. 468 ed. Vol. 111. p. 359-389 31 p.

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12 Citations (Scopus)