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ERIC Number: EJ459912
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1993
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ISSN: ISSN-0306-4573
The Sense-Making Theory: Reviewing the Interests of a User-Centered Approach to Information Seeking and Use.
Savolainen, Reijo
Information Processing and Management, v29 n1 p13-28 Jan-Feb 1993
Reviews the sense-making theory of Brenda Dervin, which is based on constructivist theories of information seeking and information use. Topics discussed include epistemic interests of the theory; sense-making theory in the social science context; and practical interests of the theory, including interviewing techniques used in the information-seeking process. (32 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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