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Hamid R. Jamali

Associate Professor and Associate Head, School of Information and Communication Studies, Charles Sturt University

I am an Associate Professor and currently Associate Head (Learning and Teaching) of the School of Information and Communication Studies. I am an information scientist focusing on the broad area of scholarly communication including journal publishing, research evaluation and open science.I received my PhD in Information Science from University College London (UCL). I have a BSc in Medical LIS and an MA in LIS. Previously I was an associate professor at Kharazmi University (Iran) and a senior consultant of CIBER Research Ltd (UK). I have published widely on topics related to information behaviour and scholarly communication in different journals including JASIST, Scientmetrics, JIS, JDoc, IP&M and several other journals. I joined CSU in 2016.


  • 2020–present
    Associate Professor, Charles Sturt University
  • 2016–2020
    Senior Lecturer, Charles Sturt University
  • 2013–2016
    Associate Professor, Kharazmi University, Iran
  • 2008–2013
    Assistant Professor, Kharazmi University, Iran


  • 2008 
    University College London, PhD in information science
  • 2000 
    University of Tehran, Iran, MA. in Library & Information Sciences

Professional Memberships

  • Australian Library and Information Association
  • The Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T)

Research Areas

  • Library And Information Studies (0807)