Health information seeking in the information society.

  title={Health information seeking in the information society.},
  author={Abir Mukherjee and David Bawden},
  journal={Health information and libraries journal},
  volume={29 3},
This article is the second student contribution to the Dissertations into Practice feature. It reports on a study that investigated the everyday health information-seeking practices of a small group of the 'general public' and the implications for information-seeking theory and health information provision. The first student article, about the implementation of radio frequency identification (RFID) in a hospital library, was very different, and the two articles illustrate the broad spectrum of… CONTINUE READING
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