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ERIC Number: EJ593500
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0740-8188
Discovered by Chance: The Role of Incidental Information Acquisition in an Ecological Model of Information Use.
Williamson, Kirsty
Library & Information Science Research, v20 n1 p23-40 1998
Discusses the role of information which is incidentally or accidentally acquired and reports on a study that investigated the information-seeking behavior of older adults, aged 60 and over, from Australia. Examines the role of telecommunications, especially the telephone; interviews that determined information needs and sources; and the mass media and printed information. Contains 46 references. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Australia