The Role of Experience in the Information Search Process of an Early Career Information Worker: Perceptions of Uncertainty, Complexity Construction, and Sources

@article{Kuhlthau1999TheRO,
  title={The Role of Experience in the Information Search Process of an Early Career Information Worker: Perceptions of Uncertainty, Complexity Construction, and Sources},
  author={Carol Collier Kuhlthau},
  journal={JASIS},
  year={1999},
  volume={50},
  pages={399-412}
}
Information workers center on seeking, gathering, and interpreting information in order to provide value-added information as a basis for making decisions and judgments critical to the function of an enterprise. This longitudinal case study investigates changes in perceptions of the information search process of an early career information worker as he becomes more experienced and proficient at his work. Building on Kuhlthau’s earlier research, comparisons of the user’s perceptions of… CONTINUE READING

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