Information needs

Known as: Information need, User need, User needs 
The concept Information need is seldom, if ever, mentioned in the general literature about needs, but is a common term in the literature of… (More)
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Mobile phones are becoming increasingly popular as a means of information access while on-the-go. Mobile users are likely to be… (More)
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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
Being mobile influences not only the types of information people seek but also the ways they attempt to access it. Mobile… (More)
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Highly Cited
2007
Highly Cited
2007
Previous research has documented the fragmented nature of software development work. To explain this in more detail, we analyzed… (More)
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Highly Cited
2003
Highly Cited
2003
 Mobile contexts of use vary a lot, and may even be continuously changing during use. The context is much more than location, but… (More)
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Highly Cited
2001
Highly Cited
2001
On the Web, users typically forage for information by navigating from page to page along Web links. Their surfing patterns or… (More)
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Highly Cited
2000
Highly Cited
2000
We present a model of the progressive development of information needs. It is a model that recognises the changing uncertainty… (More)
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Highly Cited
1999
Highly Cited
1999
In this paper, we introduce a class of systems called Information Management Assistants (IMAs). IMAs automatically discover… (More)
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Quantitative estimates of physician information need reported in the literature vary by orders of magnitude. This article offers… (More)
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Highly Cited
1982
Highly Cited
1982
s (see 3 below). 2. The feasibility of obtaining problem statements, the possible types of problem statement, and the analysis of… (More)
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Highly Cited
1981
Highly Cited
1981
Purpose – Apart from information retrieval there is virtually no other area of information science that has occasioned as much… (More)
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