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Information seeking

Information seeking

basing services on users" behaviors

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Library science -- Congresses.,
  • Public services (Libraries) -- Congresses.,
  • Library orientation -- Congresses.,
  • Information retrieval -- Congresses.,
  • Information behavior.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJana Varlejs, editor.
    GenreCongresses.
    ContributionsVarlejs, Jana., Rutgers University. School of Communication, Information, and Library Studies.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsZ672.5 .I535 1987
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 84 p. :
    Number of Pages84
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2407301M
    ISBN 100899502547
    LC Control Number87042524


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What is information-seeking behaviour. Taylor () defines information-seeking behaviour as information someone is searching for that helps ‘fill out his picture of the world’.

Belkin et al. () define information need as an anomalous state of knowledge (ASK) and Derwin () defines it as a process of ‘sense- making’. Information seeking behavior and addressing information needs is a significant topic in information and systems sciences, while the factors influencing how people act and behave have become a key.

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Information-seeking behavior differs among user groups. Academic libraries must understand the information needs of faculty and students in order to address those needs.

This study explores the information-seeking behavior of undergraduates, postgraduate students, and researchers in Undergraduate, Postgraduate Teaching staff and Research scholars.

Campbell L () The information-seeking habits of Architecture faculty. College and Research Libraries Case DO and Given LM () Looking for information: a survey of research on information seeking, needs, and behavior, 4th ed. Bingley, England: Emerald Group. Chandel AS and Saikia M () Challenges and opportunities of e-resources.

A particular strength of the book is that it integrates research of scholars in the information. field with that of those from the communication field. The book seems to be intended and. suited for use as a text, in whole or in part, for courses in information behavior.

Information seeking Information use Information needs Information genres Online catalogs Online searching Digital libraries Library use Introduction "Information behavior" is the currently preferred term used to describe the many ways in which human beings interact with information, in particular, the ways in which people seek and utilize information.

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Gary Marchionini; Online ISBN: Information Seeking Behavior and Technology Adoption: Theories and Trends brings together the many theories and meta-theories that make information science relevant across different disciplines. this book is an essential reference source for those involved in the education and training of the next-generation of information science.Information seeking behavior is the micro-level of behavior employed by the searcher in interacting with information systems of all kinds, be it between the seeker and the system, or the pure method of creating and following up on a search.