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ERIC Number: EJ557202
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0044-7870
The Nature of Situation Assessment in New Information Retrieval Environments.
Cool, Colleen
Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, v34 p135-46 1997
Describes a model of information retrieval as social interaction, which distinguishes between three types of information interaction goals: (1) task-oriented; (2) topically oriented; and (3) those centered around situation assessment (SA). Results suggest that SA is an important cognitive activity in new information retrieval environments; SA expressions appear more frequently than those related to either task or topical relevance. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Language: English
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Note: Paper presented at the ASIS Annual Meeting (60th, Washington, DC, November 1-6, 1997).