Individual Differences and Information Retrieval: Implications on Web Design

@inproceedings{Kim2000IndividualDA,
  title={Individual Differences and Information Retrieval: Implications on Web Design},
  author={Kyung-Sun Kim},
  booktitle={RIAO},
  year={2000}
}
The study investigated effects of user variables on information seeking behavior on the Web. Among other user variables, the study focused on cognitive style and online search experience, and examined how these variables influence users’ search performance and choice of navigational tools on the Web. It was found that among individuals with little or no online search experience, cognitive style influenced their search performance and usage of search/navigational tools. Those with field… CONTINUE READING