Web Search: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Web Search: Multidisciplinary Perspectives

Paperback(Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642094996
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 11/25/2010
Series: Information Science and Knowledge Management , #14
Edition description: Softcover reprint of hardcover 1st ed. 2008
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Social, Cultural, and Philosophical Perspectives.- Through the Google Goggles: Sociopolitical Bias in Search Engine Design.- Reconsidering the Rhizome: A Textual Analysis of Web Search Engines as Gatekeepers of the Internet.- Exploring Gendered Notions: Gender, Job Hunting and Web Searches.- Searching Ethics: The Role of Search Engines in the Construction and Distribution of Knowledge.- The Gaze of the Perfect Search Engine: Google as an Infrastructure of Dataveillance.- Political, Legal, and Economic Perspectives.- Search Engine Liability for Copyright Infringement.- Search Engine Bias and the Demise of Search Engine Utopianism.- The Democratizing Effects of Search Engine Use: On Chance Exposures and Organizational Hubs.- ‘Googling’ Terrorists: Are Northern Irish Terrorists Visible on Internet Search Engines?.- The History of the Internet Search Engine: Navigational Media and the Traffic Commodity.- Information Behavior Perspectives.- Toward a Web Search Information Behavior Model.- Web Searching for Health: Theoretical Foundations and Connections to Health Related Outcomes.- Search Engines and Expertise about Global Issues: Well-defined Landscape or Undomesticated Wilderness?.- Conceptual Models for Search Engines.- Web Searching: A Quality Measurement Perspective.- Conclusion.- Conclusions and Further Research.

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