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The dark side of information: overload, anxiety and other paradoxes and pathologies
The article considers the changing contexts of information communication, with some caveats about the identification of `pathologies of information', and analyses the changes over time in the way in which issues of the quantity and quality of information available have been regarded. Expand
Building on models of information behaviour: linking information seeking and communication
A new model is proposed that includes key elements of existing models and takes into account not just the information seeker but also the communicator, and will be of practical value both to information providers and to users. Expand
Towards curriculum 2.0: library / information education for a web 2.0 world
- D. Bawden, L. Robinson, T. Anderson, J. Bates, U. Rutkauskienė, P. Vilar
- Computer Science
- 19 January 2008
This paper reports an international comparison of changes in library/information curricula, in response to the changing information environment in which graduates of such courses will work. It is… Expand
The Effects of Part-Time Work on School Students. Longitudinal Surveys of Australian Youth. Research Report.
- L. Robinson
- Political Science
- 1 March 1999
Approximately one quarter to one third of Australian secondary school students have part-time jobs during the school year and this report examines the effects on students of this part-time work. The… Expand
Introduction to Information Science
This talk discusses information science and 21st century information pratices: creatively engaging with information, and the future of the information sciences. Expand
How young people are faring 2012
This report provides an independent, up-to-date and in-depth analysis of the education, training and work activities of young Australians. The series provides important information on how… Expand
The Information Seeking and Communication Model: A study of its practical application in healthcare
The model provides practical insights into the behaviour of both users and providers of information and the factors that influence them and can be used to identify ways in which information behaviour may be positively modified in ... Expand
The Quest for a Working Blueprint: Vocational Education and Training in Australian Secondary Schools. [Parts 1 and 2.].
Subject choice in years 11 and 12