Information Seeking in Electronic Environments / Edition 1

Information Seeking in Electronic Environments / Edition 1

by Gary Marchionini
     
 

Information Seeking in Electronic Environments provides a theory of how people seek information and how technology has begun to augment how they are able to do so. It provides guidance to researchers and students who apply computing to problems in information retrieval and learning, and to designers who invent interfaces for retrieval systems. See more details below

Overview

Information Seeking in Electronic Environments provides a theory of how people seek information and how technology has begun to augment how they are able to do so. It provides guidance to researchers and students who apply computing to problems in information retrieval and learning, and to designers who invent interfaces for retrieval systems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521586740
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Series:
Cambridge Series on Human-Computer Interaction Series, #9
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
236
Product dimensions:
7.44(w) x 9.69(h) x 0.51(d)

Table of Contents

List of figures and tables
Preface
Acknowledgments
1Information and information seeking1
2Information seekers and electronic environments11
3Information-seeking perspective and framework27
4Foundations for personal information infrastructures: Information-seeking knowledge, skills, and attitudes61
5Analytical search strategies76
6Browsing strategies100
7Designing support for browsing: A research and development perspective139
8The continuing evolution of information seeking162
9Future directions and conclusion185
Notes197
References201
Index215

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