ERIC Number: EJ602000
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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Toward a Reconceptualization of Information Seeking Research: Focus on the Exchange of Meaning.
Yoon, Kyunghye; Nilan, Michael S.
Information Processing & Management, v35 n6 p871-90 1999
The paper reports the results of a preliminary study of interpersonal information seeking (IS) interactions between a user and a human information source. Study showed that users specify their information needs (uncertainty) largely in terms of what they know (certainty) during the interaction. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
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Note: Special issue: "Information Seeking in Context (ISIC)."