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ERIC Number: EJ570580
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0306-4573
Growth of Theories on Information Seeking: An Analysis of Growth of a Theoretical Research Program on the Relation between Task Complexity and Information Seeking.
Vakkari, Pertti
Information Processing & Management, v34 n2-3 p361-82 Mar-May 1998
Analyzed the growth of a theoretical-research program in information needs and seeking studies by reconstructing the logical structure of the theories and by comparing conceptual and factual similarities. Found the program to be progressive in terms of empirical support and precision of theories, and elaborative in its growth pattern. Presents consequences for further studies. (PEN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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