Ali Saif Al-Aufi

Ali Saif Al-Aufi (BA, MLIS, PhD) is an Associate Professor at the Department of Information Studies, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman. He received his MLIS from the University of Pittsburgh, USA in 2001 and his PhD in Information Management from Curtin University of Technology, Western Australia in 2007. He is currently in the position of Assistant Dean for Postgraduate Studies and Research, College of Arts and Social Sciences. His research interests include information management, user studies, scholarly communication, social informatics, and philosophy of LIS. He has published research articles in international journals such as the Journal of Documentation, Library Review, and Librarian Hi Tech.


Information Seeking Behavior and Technology Adoption: Theories and Trends
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri, Ali Saif Al-Aufi. © 2015. 321 pages.
With the increasingly complex and ubiquitous data available through modern technology, digital information is being utilized daily by academics and professionals of all...
Information Grounds Theory (1999, 2004)
Ali Saif Al-Aufi. © 2015. 13 pages.
As a study and research topic, information behavior has always remained central to the field of library and information science. Theorization in this area has, likewise...