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In 2005, Stephen Abram, vice president of Innovation at SirsiDynix, challenged library and information science (LIS) professionals to start becoming " librarian 2.0. " In the last few years, discussion and debate about the " core competencies " needed by librarian 2.0 have appeared in the " biblioblogosphere " (blogs written by LIS professionals). However,(More)
Exploring information use within everyday or community contexts is a recent area of interest for information literacy research endeavors. Within this domain, health information literacy (HIL) has emerged as a focus of interest due to identified synergies between information use and health status. However, while HIL has been acknowledged as a core ingredient(More)
(2013) Towards tacit knowledge sharing over social web tools. Notice: Changes introduced as a result of publishing processes such as copy-editing and formatting may not be reflected in this document. For a definitive version of this work, please refer to the published source: Author Details (please list these in the order they should appear in the published(More)
As more and more information is available on the Web finding quality and reliable information is becoming harder. To help solve this problem, Web search models need to incorporate users' cognitive styles. This paper reports the preliminary results from a user study exploring the relationships between Web users' searching behavior and their cognitive style.(More)
Healthcare professionals' use of social media platforms, such as blogs, wikis, and social networking web sites has grown considerably in recent years. However, few studies have explored the perspectives and experiences of physicians in adopting social media in healthcare. This article aims to identify the potential benefits and challenges of adopting social(More)
This paper discusses users' query reformulation behaviour while searching information on the Web. Query reformulations have emerged as an important component of Web search behaviour and human-computer interaction (HCI) because a user's success of information retrieval (IR) depends on how he or she formulates queries. There are various factors, such as(More)
(2015) Citizens and social media in times of natural disaster: Exploring information experience. Notice: Changes introduced as a result of publishing processes such as copy-editing and formatting may not be reflected in this document. For a definitive version of this work, please refer to the published source: Abstract Introduction. Social media is becoming(More)