Information Seeking in Electronic Environments

Information Seeking in Electronic Environments

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Describes how the strategies we use to locate information have begun to change as a result of computers and telecommunications technology.Dervin (1977) was particularly influential in focusing attention on usersa#39; needs through her model based on peoplea#39;s need to make sense of the world. ... These gaps are manifested by questions. The answers or hypotheses for these gaps are then used to move to the next situation. ... by researchers in information science and communications as a framework for studying the information-seeking process.

Title:Information Seeking in Electronic Environments
Author:Gary Marchionini
Publisher:Cambridge University Press - 1997-03-13


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