Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri

Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri is an Assistant Professor and the Head of the Department of Information Studies, Collage of Arts and Social Sciences, Sultan Qaboos University. He received his Ph.D. in Library and Information Management from Emporia State University, School of Library and Information Management, Emporia, USA; a Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from Pratt Institute, School of Information and Library Science, New York, USA; and a Bachelor’s degree in Library and Information Science from Sultan Qaboos University, Department of Library and Information Science, Sultanate of Oman. Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri conducts research in the area of user studies, knowledge management and sharing, digital libraries, and LIS education and collaboration in the Middle East.

Publications

Promoting Interdisciplinarity in Knowledge Generation and Problem Solving
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri, Abdullah Khamis Al-Kindi, Salim Said AlKindi, Naifa Eid Saleem. © 2018. 324 pages.
Interdisciplinary research is a method that has become efficient in accelerating scientific discovery. The integration of such processes in problem solving and knowledge...
The Theoretical Foundations and Historical Development of Interdisciplinarity
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri, Salim Said AlKindi. © 2018. 13 pages.
The concept of interdisciplinarity has a long history but interpretations of this term and the importance of interdisciplinarity in research and education have varied over time....
Investigating Faculty Members' Beliefs About Distance Education: The Case of Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Naifa Eid AI-Saleem, Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri. © 2018. 22 pages.
This research paper aims to investigate the beliefs (perceptions) about distance education(DE) held by the faculty members of Sultan Qaboos Uuniversity (SQU) at the Sultanate of...
Ajzen and Fishbein's Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) (1980)
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri, Rahma Mohammed Al-Kharusi. © 2016. 16 pages.
This chapter provides an overview of the TRA and the main variants on this model, considers the main criticisms and limitations of the theory, and discusses examples of empirical...
Contextual Factors Influencing Information Seeking Behavior of Social Scientists: A Review of the Literature
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri. © 2016. 21 pages.
Many researchers in the area of information seeking behavior have highlighted the importance of context in influencing information-seeking behavior. However, few have elaborated...
The Changing Nature of Information Behavior and the Information Environment: Challenges for LIS in the Arab Gulf States
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri. © 2016. 15 pages.
This chapter examines the changing nature of the information environment and its implications for Library and Information Science (LIS), with a focus on developing countries in...
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...
Investigating Faculty Members' Beliefs about Distance Education: The Case of Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Naifa Eid Saleem, Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri. © 2015. 22 pages.
This research paper aims to investigate the beliefs (perceptions) about distance education(DE) held by the faculty members of Sultan Qaboos Uuniversity (SQU) at the Sultanate of...
Ajzen and Fishbein's Theory of Reasoned Action (TRA) (1980)
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri, Rahma Mohammed Al-Kharusi. © 2015. 17 pages.
This chapter provides an overview of the TRA and the main variants on this model, considers the main criticisms and limitations of the theory, and discusses examples of empirical...
Information Access and Library User Needs in Developing Countries
Mohammed Nasser AI-Suqri, Linda L. Lillard, Naifa Eid AI-Saleem. © 2014. 286 pages.
While high quality library and information services continue to thrive and strengthen economic and social development, much of the knowledge that exists on user’s needs and...
The Changing Nature of Information Behavior and the Information Environment: Challenges for LIS in the Arab Gulf States
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri. © 2014. 15 pages.
This chapter examines the changing nature of the information environment and its implications for Library and Information Science (LIS), with a focus on developing countries in...
Contextual Factors Influencing Information Seeking Behavior of Social Scientists: A Review of the Literature
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri. © 2014. 21 pages.
Many researchers in the area of information seeking behavior have highlighted the importance of context in influencing information-seeking behavior. However, few have elaborated...
Towards Arab Digital Libraries: Opportunities, Challenges, and Requirements
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri, Khalsa Abdullah Al-Hinai, Kawther Mohammed Al-Hashmi. © 2013. 8 pages.
The rapid development of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) and the advent of the World Wide Web (WWW) in the 1990s and universally centralized digital media for...
Security and Privacy in Digital Libraries: Challenges, Opportunities and Prospects
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri, Esther Akomolafe-Fatuyi. © 2012. 8 pages.
Technological advances have led to a proliferation of digital libraries over the past decade or so. These offer valuable opportunities for convenient access to information and...
Digital Library Service System; Digital Library System; Document Model; Grid Computing; Grid Infrastructure; Institutional Repository; Service Oriented Architecture
Mohammed Nasser Al-Suqri, Esther O.A. Fatuyi. © 2009. 8 pages.
Deliberate exploitation of natural resources and excessive use of environmentally abhorrent materials have resulted in environmental disruptions threatening the life support...