פרופ' ברוכסון-ארביב שפרה
1.Baruchson-Arbib, S. Five Letters by 15th century German Rabbis”. Alei Sefer, 6-7 (1979): 85-101. (Hebrew).
2.Baruchson-Arbib, S. “Yishak Sulam's Professional Library, Mantua 1595”, Alei Sefer, 10 (1982) pp. 37-50 (Hebrew).
3.Baruchson-Arbib, S. “Nuova bibliologia e storia del libro ebraico”, Annuario di Studi Ebraici,10, (1984) pp.17-28.
S. “On the trade in Hebrew books between Italy and the Ottoman Empire during
the 16th century”,
East and Maghreb, 5, (1986) pp.53-77. (Hebrew).
S. “Distribution of books - Holy Scriptures and Classical Literature in the
Libraries of Italian
Renaissance Jews”. Italia, 8, (1989) pp. 87-98. (Hebrew).
S. “Money and culture - Financing Sources and Methods in the Hebrew Printing
Shops in Cinquecento Italy”,
La Bibliofilia - Revista di storia del libro edi bibliografia, 92, (1990) pp. 23-39.
S. “The Investigation of Hebrew books and Bibliometrics”, Yad Lakore – Israel Journal
Information and Archive Science, 24, (1989) pp. 41-52. (Hebrew).
8.Baruchson-Arbib, S. “ In Search of the Lost Books of the 15th and 16th Centuries”, Alei Sefer, 16, (1990) pp. 37-57. (Hebrew).
S. “Dati statistici e storia culturale: Le biblioteche degli ebrei di Mantova
(1595)”, La Rassegna
Mensile di Israel, 60, (1993) pp. 95-105.
S. “Journey into the Past: Information and Libraries in Italian Jewish Society
during the Renaissance”,
Bulletin of the Israeli Society of Special Libraries
and Information Center, 20, (1993) pp. 3-6. (Hebrew).
11.Baruchson-Arbib, S. “Jewish libraries: Culture and Reading interests in 16th century Italy”, Library History, 10, (1994) pp. 19-26.
12.Baruchson-Arbib, S. “ The prices of Hebrew Printed Books in Cinquecento Italy”, La Bibliofilia - Revista di storia del libro e di bibliografia, 97, (1995) pp. 149-161.
S. “ Hilf durch Bucher in medizinischen und sozialen einrichtungen in Israel.
Gedenkschrift Dr. Med.
Edith Mundt-Kranke Kinder brauchen Buche,. Munchen, Deutschen Arztinnenbundes, (1996) pp. 137-144.
S. “ Libraries in Senior Housing in Israel: Finding of a Survey”, Information
and Librarianship, 22,
(1996) pp.13-18. (Hebrew).
S. “ The ‘Self-Help Section’ in Public Libraries - The Case of Israel”, Public
Library Quarterly, 16,
(1996) pp. 41-49.
S. “Information and Supportive Literature in "Aid Organizations": The
Case of Israel”, Libri, 46,
(1996) pp. 168-172.
S. “Social Information Science and the School library: Education for all”,
Proceedings of the 27th
International Conference of the International Association for School Librarianship, (July ,1998) pp.1-7.
S. "The digital library at the service of the historian", Libraries
and Book Collections, (ed.Yosef
Kaplan&Moshe Sluhovsky), Jerusalem, Zalman Shazar, Center for
Jewish History, 2006 pp.483-496.(Hebrew)
Baruchson-Arbib, S. "The department of information science: from an
environment of printed publications to a virtual
environment", Bar-Ilan university: From Concept to Enterprise,
1 (ed. Dov Swartz) Ramat Gan,Bar Ilan University Press, 2006:437-447. (Hebrew)
Baruchson-Arbib, S. “The Book and the Bread: The Future of the Printed Book in
the Information Society”, Yad-Lakore –
Israel Journal of Library Information and Archive Science, 30, (1997) pp. 45-50. (Hebrew).
S. “Books and Bread – Food for the Soul and food for the Body: The Future of
the Printed book in the
Information Society”, La Bibliofilia, 102, (2000) pp.299-308.(translation of no.23)
Baruchson-Arbib, S. “The Public library and the problem of hospital Libraries
for patients”, Public Library Quarterly,
17, (1999) pp. 79-88.
S. “Social information science: A challenge of the 21st century”, Information
25(1), (2000) pp. 16-26. (Hebrew).
23.Baruchson-Arbib, S. “Social information science – From vision to reality”, Information and Librarianship, 25(2), (2000) pp. 23-32. (Hebrew).
S. “The Future of bibliotherapy in school libraries – An Israeli experiment”,
Worldwide, 6(2), (2000) pp. 102-110.
25.Baruchson-Arbib, S. “Curriculum for “social information science”: Evaluation and application”. IFLA Journal, 27(1), (2001) pp. 19-23.
S. and Bronstein, J. (s*) “A view to the future of the library and information
science profession: A delphi study,
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 53(5), (2002) pp.397 –408.
S. and Shor, F. (s) ”The use of electronic information sources by Israeli
college students, Journal of Academic
Librarianship, 28(4), (2002) pp. 255-257.
Lapon Kandelshein, E (s) and Baruchson-Arbib, S “Hebrew scientific publications
from 15th to 18th centuries : Social and cultural aspects”,
La Bibliofilia, 104(2), (2002) pp.167-188.
Y(s). and Baruchson-Arbib, S. “Teaching information skills to elementary school
students by building an electronic resource
center, Information and librarianship, 26(2), (2002) pp.22-31. (Hebrew)
S., Bassi, N. and Mattas, P “The website of the public library: Information
technology as an agent of change-case study of
"Mateh Asher" regional library , Public Library quarterly ,21(4), (2002) pp. 27-45
Shemes,(s) V., Baruchson-Arbib, S. and Shoham, S. “Community information and
the public library: information needs survey
of an urban community in Israel”, Yad La –Kore, (2003) pp. 37-55.
J(s). and Baruchson-Arbib, S. ”Information seeking behavior: Model analysis
toward a user centered approach”, Meidaat:
Journal of information science and librarianship, 1, (2004) pp. 3-14. (Hebrew)
S., Baruchson-Arbib, S., Weckert, J., Dalgadno, B., Capurro, R., Murata, K. and
”Opinions on the technologically-dependent society", Information Communication and
Ethics in Society, 2, (2004) pp.15-21.
S. and Kvity, T. (s)
”The publication of “self-help-books” in Israel”, Public Library Quarterly, 23(2,) (2004) pp. 33-48.
S. and Yaari, E. (s)
“Printed versus Internet plagiarism: A study of students’ perception”, International
Journal of Information Ethics, 1, (2004) pp.1-7.
“’Social information science’ – as a concept for assimilating smart Internet usage in
multi-cultural society: The case of Israel”, International Journal of Information Ethics, 2, (2004) pp.14-22.
S. and Mendelovitz, S. (s)
”Study of library and information science students’ perception and evaluation of their
profession: A profession in transition and students as agents of change” Libri, 54(2), (2004) pp. 82-97.
S Valerie Magidov(s)
.”Evaluation of Israeli health and medical websites :A challenge for the health consumer”,
Information and Librarianship, 28, (2005) pp.5-15. (with Valerie Magidov). (Hebrew)
E. (s) and Baruchson-Arbib, S.
"An analysis of students' level of knowledge regarding plagiarism acts un the academic world",
Meidaat: Journal of information science and librarianship, 2 (2006) pp. 3-16
S., Shoham, S. and Yaari, E. (s)
"Community information needs of the urban population in Israel", Libri, 56(2), (2006) pp.83-96.
Baruchson-Arbib, S., Shoham, S. and Guri, O. (s)
”An exploratory study of start-up entrepreneurs usage of the Internet”, Journal of
Information Science, 32(1), (2006) pp.49-62.
G., Bar-Ilan, J., Rafaeli, S. and Baruchson-Arbib, S.
"Analysis of queries reaching SHIL on the Web - An information system providing citizen
information", Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 4032, (2006) pp. 26-37.
J., Shalom, N., Shoham, S., Baruchson-Arbib, S and Getz, I.
"The role of information in a lifetime process: a model of weight maintenance by women
over long time periods", IR-Information Research, 11(4), (2006) pp.1-13.
Arbib S. and E. Kandelshein (s)
"The ladino printing inIsrael :from Bak to Azeriali(1843-1923)" jubilee vol. for prof.J.
Dishon ,Bar Ilan university press(accepted)
Ravid,G. Bar-Ilan,J. Rafaeli S. and Baruchson-Arbib S
"Popularity and fundability through log analysis of search terms and queries: The case
of a multilingual public service Web site" Journal of Information Science(2007) 33: 567-583
Bronstein, J. and Baruchson-Arbib, S. (2008)." The Application of
Cost& Benefit and
Least Effort Theories in Studies of Information Seeking Behavior of Humanists." Journal
of Information Science, 34(2), 131-144.
S. and Bronstein, J. "Humanists as information users in the digital
age: the case of Jewish studies scholars". Journal of the American society for information
science and technology, (2007) 58(14), 2269-268
Baruchson Arbib Shifra and Prebore gila(s)(2007)
"Sefer Ha-Ziquq(An Index of Forbidden Hebrew Books)-The Book's use and it's influence
on Hebrew Printing" La Bibliofilia - Revista di storia del libro e di bibliografia,109(1)3-31
Arbib S & HorensteinV. "An Experiment to Enhance Awareness of the
of Information: The Social Information Science Concept and Individual Empowerment in Israeli High Schools" journal of
Information Communication and Ethics in Society,5,2/3(2007)pp.79-97
Arbib S.Guest editorial-" The Contribution of Information Science to the
Social and Ethical Challenges of the Information Age" journal of Information Communication and Ethics in
Society volume 5 ,2/3(2007)pp. 53-58.
51. Hetz, H. Baruchson-Arbib, S. Shalom, N.and Bronstein, J." Managing public libraries in an era of change", Meidaat :Journal of information science and librarianship,6,(2010) pp.4-30. (Hebrew)
52. Ravid, G. Bar-Ilan, J. Baruchson-Arbib, S. Yaari, E. Rafaeli, S. and Weiss, N“A user survey of a site providing citizen information: Preliminary findings of shil.info” Proceedings of the Fourth Mediterranean Conference on Information Systems2010 Available at: http://aisel.aisnet.org/mcis2010/69
53. Yaari,E.Baruchson Arbib,S and Bar-Ilan,J "Information quality assessment of community generated content: A user study of Wikipedia" Journal of Information Science ,37 (5), (2011)pp.487-498
Bar-Ilan, J., Baruchson-Arbib, S., Rafaeli, S., Ravid, G. and Yaari, E.
“Information needs of Israelis on citizen-related information: Results of a survey”Libri 61, (4)-2011) pp.298–308
Finzi, S. Bronstein, J. Bar-Ilan, J. Baruchson-Arbib S., Rafaeli, S. and Ravid,
G. “Volunteers acting as information providers to citizens”Aslib Proceedings , 64, (3)2012,pp 289-303
56. Yaari,E. Baruchson Arbib,S and Bar-Ilan,J. "Wikipedia: a view over an environment that changed the status of content in the 21 century"Gadish 13,(2012)pp170-184 (Hebrew)
57. Shalom,N. Baruchson Arbib,S. Bar-Ilan,J. Ravid,G.and Rafaeli,S."Informatiom center for the citizens in a library: the case of "cotar rishon" in Rishon le Zion",Meidaat :Journal of information science and librarianship, (accepted)(Hebrew)
58. Ravid,G. Judit Bar-Ilan S. Baruchson-Arbib, Yaari,E. Aharony,N. Rafaeli,S.and Nirit Weis "I just wanted to ask?: A comparison of user studies of the Citizens Advice Bureau (SHIL) in Israel" Journal of Librarianship and Information Science(accepted)
59. Walid, A. Baruchson-Arbib,S"Teachers and Information Technologies in a Traditional Society: The Case of al-Qasimi College"Darona( to appear in volume 42)
Baruchson Arbib S. "Marvin J.Heller,The Sixteenth Century Hebrew BooK-An
Leiden-boston 2004",Zion ,71(1)(2006)pp.109-111.(Hebrew)
1. Baruchson-Arbib, S.
Books and Readers –
The Reading Interests of Italian Jews at the
Close of the Renaissance, Ramat Gan, Bar-Ilan University Press, 1993
(awarded the Zalman Shazar Prize for outstanding research in Judaic Studies, 1993).
Social Information Science: Love, Health and the Information Society –
The Challenge of the 21st Century, Brighton, Sussex Academic Press, 1996.
La culture liveresque des Juifs d'Italie a la Fin de la Renaissance, Paris,
CNRS - Institut de Recherche et D’Histoire des Textes ,2001.
(translation of part 2 of” Books and Readers” with an introduction by
Prof.Jean Pierre Rothschild
Baruchson Arbib S.
(editor)Information Science Facing Social and
Ethical Challenges", journal of Information Communication and Ethics in
Society volume 5 issue2/3(a double issue)2007 pp.51-269.
Libraries of the
Renaissance. Conference of the Organization of Israeli
Librarians, Jerusalem, 1986.
Holy Scriptures and
Classical Heritage at the Close of the Renaissance.
Conference of the Israeli Society for the Study of the Middle Ages, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 1986.
of the Research of Jewish Libraries. Conference of
Judaic librarians, Jerusalem, 1989.
Reading among Jews and Christians: A Comparative Study, University of British Columbia, Canada, 1990.
Bibliotherapy in Libraries, University of British Columbia, Canada, 1990.
Bibliotherapy in Israeli Libraries. Info 91 Conference, Tel Aviv, 1991.
Curriculum for the year 2000. Organization of Israeli
Librarians, Tel Aviv, 1993.
Journey into the Past
– Information and Libraries in Jewish History.
Info 93 Conference, Tel Aviv, 1993.
Cultural and Social
-Economic Aspects of Libraries of the Renaissance Jews.
Conference on the Jews and the Mediterranean Sea, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 1993.
Social information – A
new Scientific Field in Information Science and Librarianship.
Special Panel: lecture given by Prof. Baruchson-Arbib and presentation of works of four M.A.
students under her supervision. Info 95 Conference, Tel Aviv, 1995.
Internet in Libraries and Information centers. Info 97 Conference, Tel Aviv, 1997.
The Library as a
Community Information Center. Conference of the Instruction
Center for Public Libraries, The 17th Conference, Jerusalem, 1998.
New Directions in
Historical Research Methods. Guest lecture in departmental
seminar, Department of Jewish History, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 1998.
The Role of the
Information Scientist and Librarian in Integrating Internet in
Libraries. Info 98 Conference, Tel Aviv, 1998.
Science and the School library. 27th International Conference
of the International Association for School Librarianship – Education for All; Culture, Reading and
Information, Bar-Ilan University, Ramat Gan, 1998.
The Profession of Librarianship in a Changing Society. Info 99 Conference, Tel Aviv, 1999.
Profession: From changing to upgrading (lecture and panel chairman),
Info 2000 Conference, Tel Aviv, 2000.
The Digital Library in
the Service of the Historian. Conference of the Zalman Shazar
Center for Jewish History and the Jewish Historical Society, Jerusalem, 2000.
Curriculum for “Social
Information Science” – Evaluation and Application. 66th International
Conference of IFLA – International Federation of Library Associations, Jerusalem, 2000.
bibliotheques privees en Italie a la fin de la Renaissance-source de
l'etude de la culture juive .Sorbonne university ,Paris November 2000.
Member of a discussion group-UNESCO-INFOETHIC International conference, Paris November 2000.
The Printer Daniel
Bomberg(Venice 1515-1548)The Man and the Riddle-Schocken Institute for
Jewish research-January 2001 .
Internet in the Libraries(Charmin).Info 2001 conference, Tel Aviv,2001.
The Future of the
Information science profession. Department of Information Science
Bar-Ilan university-colloquium 2001.
Information Literacy: Knowledge and Awareness, Info 2002 Conference. Tel Aviv,2002.
Bibliology and weblogy. conference of Israeli researches in information science, Bar Ilan 2003.
Man Woman and
computers. conference of Israeli researches in information science Haifa
university 2004(with S.Doron(s)).
Info ethics in digital
divide, conference of Israeli researches in information
Science bar Ilan university 2005.
Info ethics and
digital divide :A voyage in the Labyrinth of knowledge :conference -50
years to Bar Ilan Libraries,Bar Ilan 2006.
Information as a tool
for Life Managing enhancing the aberrance of youngsters, Information
science conference of Israeli researches in information science Haifa
university 2004(with V.Hornstein(s)).
Printed and digital Media, Info 2006 Conference. Tel Aviv,2006.
Analysis of queries
reaching SHIL on the Web - An information system providing citizen
information.The 6th conference on next generation information technologies and systems, July 4-6, 2006,
Kibbutz Shefayim, Israel(a paper written by :Ravid, G., Bar-Ilan, J., Rafaeli, S., & Baruchson-Arbib- presented by J.Bar Ilan).
The role of
information in a lifetime process – A model of weight maintenance by women
over long time periods. Information Seeking in Context (ISIC) Conference held at the University of Technology
in Sydney on 19-21 July, 2006,(a paper written by: Bar-Ilan, J., Shalom, N., Baruchson-Arbib, S., Shoham, S., & Getz, I.- presented by J. bar Ilan).
The culture of reading
among Italian Jewry: The people of the book from the renaissance
to the counter reformation. Reading adventures International conference 19-21 February 2007 Jerusalem.
Information :The web and individual empowerment ,British-Israeli conference-
future of web interactions, Bar-Ilan university,30 april 2007
"libraries in the world changes and challenges, march 2008-info2008 Tel Aviv
information science from change to upgrade . The annual conference for
information science" Western Galilee college june 2008
Teachers attitude toward computers & IT in the Arabic sector Multimedia conference 16 march Ramat Gan2009
Internet addiction- head of panel 4 may 2009-info2009 Tel Aviv
What is social
information science? Implementation in libraries Kotar rishon-library-shil
conference 25.5.2009 rishon lesion
The future of the library, May 2010-info2010 Tel Aviv
Areas of Specialization
The history of the printed book-Interdisciplinary approach
Social information science- a new truck in information science
Data retrieval and reference process
Information needs and usage patterns
Ethical aspect of the internet and the information society
Master and PhD students
From 1996- 4 PhD students - now-5 in the process of writing
37 master student - now-6 in the process of writing
1975 B.A., Bar-Ilan University
Bible, Jewish History
Librarianship and Information Science
1978 M.A., Bar-Ilan University
1986 Ph.D. (Cum laude), Bar-Ilan University
Academic Administrative Positions held in the University
Head, Department of Information Science, 1990-1998
Member, Senate Library Committee
Member, Coordination Committee for Scientific Activities for Youth
Member, Disciplinary Appeals Committee
Member, Joshua and Bracha Barzilai Scholarship Fund – for Jewish bibliographic research
Public Positions and Professional Activities outside the University
Member, Ministry of Education Committee for the Education and Training of Librarians, 1990-1998
Member, Organizing Committee, International Conference of School Librarians, July 1998 (organized by: the International Association for School Librarianship)
Member, Organizing Committee, Conference of the Jewish Historical Society and Shazar Center on “Libraries and Book Collections”, June 2000
.Member, Organizing Committee- conference Israeli researchers in information science –every year-from 2003-
Member, Organizing Committee-British Israeli Conference on "Internet Interactions"
Bar Ilan University May 2007
Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Information and Librarianship, Israel
Member, Editorial Advisory Board-Journal of Communication & Ethics in Society, England
Referee: Journal of Communication & Ethics in Society, England
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and technology
Information and Lbrarianship,Israel
Membership in local organizations
S.M.L– Organization of Librarians and Information scientists in Israel
Membership in international organizations
IFLA – International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions
IASL – International Association of School Librarianship
ICIE- International center for information Ethics
RSA-The Royal Society for Encouragement of Arts, manufactures & Commerce, London
Prizes and Awards
Jewish Memorial Foundation, 1982-1984
The Ruth Kahan Haber Scholarship for research on librarianship, Ministry of Education, 1985
The Zalman Shazar Prize for outstanding research in Judaic Studies,1993