Implications of User Characteristics in Information Seeking on the World Wide Web

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The study described in this article investigated how differences in cognitive style and online search experience influence the search performance and navigational pattern of individuals utilizing a university World Wide Web (WWW) site. Forty-eight undergraduate students with diverse academic backgrounds participated in the study. On the basis of cognitive… (More)
DOI: 10.1207/S15327590IJHC1303_3

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