Item Details

Looking for Information: A Survey of Research on Information Seeking, Needs and Behavior

edited by Donald O. Case
Format
Book
Published
Bingley, UK : Emerald Group Pub. ; 2012.
Edition
3rd ed
Language
English
Variant Title
Survey of research on information seeking, needs and behavior
Information seeking, needs and behavior
Series
Library and Information Science
Library and Information Science (New York, N.Y.)
ISBN
9781780526546, 1780526547
Contents
  • Introductions and examples: Information behavior : an introduction ; Common examples of information behavior
  • Concepts relevant to information behavior: Concept of information ; Information needs and information seeking ; Related concepts
  • Models, paradigms, and theories in the study of information behavior: Models of information behavior ; Metatheories, paradigms, and theories
  • Methods for studying information behavior: Research process ; Methods : examples by type
  • Research results and reflections: Reviewing the research : its history, size, and topics ; Research by occupation ; Research by social role and demographic group ; Reviewing, critiquing, concluding
  • Appendix A: Glossary
  • Appendix B: Questions for discussion and application.
Description
xvi, 491 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [407]-480) and indexes.
Series Statement
Library and information science, 1876-0562
Technical Details
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