Coming across information serendipitously - Part 2: A classification framework

@article{Makri2012ComingAI,
  title={Coming across information serendipitously - Part 2: A classification framework},
  author={Stephann Makri and Ann Blandford},
  journal={Journal of Documentation},
  year={2012},
  volume={68},
  pages={706-724}
}
Purpose – In “Coming across information serendipitously – Part 1: a process model” the authors identified common elements of researchers' experiences of “coming across information serendipitously”. These experiences involve a mix of unexpectedness and insight and lead to a valuable, unanticipated outcome. In this article, the authors aim to show how the elements of unexpectedness, insight and value form a framework for subjectively classifying whether a particular experience might be considered… CONTINUE READING

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