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ERIC Number: EJ450365
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0044-7870
Performance in Electronic Encyclopedias: Implications for Adaptive Systems.
Marchionini, Gary; Liebscher, Peter
Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, v28 p39-48 1991
Describes a study that examined the information-seeking behavior of undergraduate students searching print and electronic encyclopedias to determine how mental models are adapted for different types of media. Cognitive load is discussed; print and electronic systems are compared; differences among three electronic encyclopedias are described; and user expectations are examined. (12 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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