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Information seeking

Known as: Definitions for Information seeking 
Information seeking is the process or activity of attempting to obtain information in both human and technological contexts. Information seeking is… Expand
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Highly Cited
2015
Highly Cited
2015
Seekers of information in libraries either go through a librarian intermediary or they help themselves. When they go through… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
T The Turn analyzes the research of information seeking and retrieval (ISR search and works tasks and situations in context… Expand
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Highly Cited
1997
Highly Cited
1997
Individuals are increasingly finding that they must choose between an array of alternatives in relationship to prevention… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Information and information seeking 2. Information seekers and electronic environments 3. Information-seeking perspective and… Expand
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Highly Cited
1995
Highly Cited
1995
Abstract It is nowadays generally agreed that a person's information seeking depends on his or her tasks and the problems… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
Considers how dynamic queries allow users to "fly through" databases by adjusting widgets and viewing the animated results. In… Expand
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Highly Cited
1994
Highly Cited
1994
ABSTRACT This paper offers new principles for visual information seeking (VIS). A key concept is to support browsing, which is… Expand
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Highly Cited
1993
Highly Cited
1993
This paper proposes an uncertainty principle for information seeking. The principle is based on the results of a series of… Expand
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Highly Cited
1992
Highly Cited
1992
List of Figures List of Tables Preface Introduction The Constructive Process in Library and Information Science Theory Learning… Expand
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Highly Cited
1991
Highly Cited
1991
The article discusses the users’ perspective of information seeking. A model of the information search process is presented… Expand
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