TITLE

Information-seeking behaviour and the digital information world

AUTHOR(S)
Wilson, T. D.
PUB. DATE
April 2006
SOURCE
Indexer;Apr2006, Vol. 25 Issue 1, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This paper explores the nature of information-seeking behaviour, showing how behaviour in relation to electronic databases and the World Wide Web may be formed through previous experience of non-electronic sources, such as the telephone directory and the book index. Models of information-seeking behaviour are presented and the difficulties experienced by people in discovering how to search for information are explored, with reference to research in information science.
ACCESSION #
20625150

 

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