ERIC Number: EJ428890
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Inside the Search Process: Information Seeking from the User's Perspective.
Kuhlthau, Carol C.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v42 n5 p361-71 Jun 1991
Discussion of the information search process (ISP) from the user's perspective focuses on a model of the ISP derived from longitudinal studies of high school and college students. Cognitive and affective aspects of the ISP are discussed, and their implications for future research are suggested. (31 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Academic Libraries, Affective Objectives, Cognitive Objectives, Correlation, Higher Education, Information Seeking, Learning Resources Centers, Longitudinal Studies, Models, Public Libraries, Research Needs, School Libraries, Search Strategies, Secondary Education, User Needs (Information)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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