Prof. Dr. Abdelmajid Bouazza, from Department of Information Studies, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman Delivered a Keynote Speech at Global Illuminators 4th Annual Conference GIMAR February 1-2, 2018, Tokyo, Japan

Abdelmajid Bouazza is Professor at the Department of Information Studies, Sultan Qaboos University. He received his Ph.D. degree in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh, USA. He Published 61 papers in international and regional refereed journals and prepared, translated, and contributed to a number of specialized books in Information Science with articles published in the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Marcel Dekker Foundation in New York and in Encyclopedia Internationale de Bibliologie, Paris. He has received Harold Lancour Award for outstanding contribution to the International Studies in Information Science in 1987, the Distinguished Researcher Award from the Sultan Qaboos University in 2006. His research interests include Knowledge Management, Internet and Smartphones addiction, Open access, Education of information professionals and the job market needs. He is an active member of GI family and playing her role for the betterment of society and the local community.