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Looking for information : a survey of research on information seeking, needs, and behavior /

by Case, Donald Owen; Given, Lisa M [author.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: Publisher: United Kingdom : Emerald, 2016Edition: 4th ed.Description: xvi, 507 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781785609688 (hbk); 1785609688 (hbk); .Subject(s): Information retrieval | Information behavior | Human information processing | Human information processing | Information behavior | Information retrievalOnline resources: WorldCata details
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Table of contents Introduction, typical scenarios, and history of research -- Information behavior: an introduction -- The complex nature of information behavior -- The history and focus of information behavior researsh -- Concepts relevant to information behavior -- The concept of information -- Information needs, motivations, and use -- Related concepts -- Models and theories of information behavior -- Models of information behavior -- Metatheories, theories, and paradigms -- Research designs and methods for studying IB -- Research design, methodology, and methods -- Reviewing and critiquing research -- Research by roles and contexts -- Reviewing, critiquing, concluding.
Summary: The 4th edition of this popular text presents a comprehensive review of over a century of research on information behavior. It is intended for students in information studies and disciplines interested in research on information activities. Now co-authored, this new text includes significant structural and content changes from earlier editions
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Includes blbliographical references (pages 389-473) and indexes.

Table of contents Introduction, typical scenarios, and history of research -- Information behavior: an introduction -- The complex nature of information behavior -- The history and focus of information behavior researsh -- Concepts relevant to information behavior -- The concept of information -- Information needs, motivations, and use -- Related concepts -- Models and theories of information behavior -- Models of information behavior -- Metatheories, theories, and paradigms -- Research designs and methods for studying IB -- Research design, methodology, and methods -- Reviewing and critiquing research -- Research by roles and contexts -- Reviewing, critiquing, concluding.

The 4th edition of this popular text presents a comprehensive review of over a century of research on information behavior. It is intended for students in information studies and disciplines interested in research on information activities. Now co-authored, this new text includes significant structural and content changes from earlier editions

Information Studies

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