ERIC Number: EJ575881
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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An Exploratory Study of User Searching of the World Wide Web: A Holistic Approach.
Wang, Peiling; Tenopir, Carol; Laymman, Elizabeth; Penniman, David; Collins, Shawn
Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, v35 p389-99 1998
Examines Web users' behaviors and needs and tests a methodology for studying users' interaction with the Web. A process-tracing technique, together with tests of cognitive style, anxiety levels, and self-report computer experience, provided data on how users interact with the Web in the process of finding factual information. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Speeches/Meeting Papers
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Note: Paper presented at the ASIS Annual Meeting (61st, Pittsburgh, PA, October 25-29, 1998).