Designing for Expert Information Finding Strategies

  title={Designing for Expert Information Finding Strategies},
  author={Bob Fields and Suzette Keith and Ann Blandford},
  booktitle={BCS HCI},
This paper reports on a study of evaluating and generating requirements for the user interface of a digital library. The study involved observation of librarians using the digital library, working on information finding problems on behalf of clients of the library. The study showed that librarians, familiar with the particular digital library system and with information retrieval work in general, possess a repertoire of relatively simple, yet effective, strategies for carrying out searches, and… CONTINUE READING