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ERIC Number: EJ606819
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-0306-4573
The Information-Seeking Practices of Engineers: Searching for Documents as Well as for People.
Hertzum, Morten; Pejtersen, Annelise Mark
Information Processing & Management, v36 n5 p761-78 Sep 2000
Investigates engineers' information-seeking practices based on case studies in two organizations. Results show engineers search for documents to find people, search for people to get documents, and interact socially to get information without engaging in explicit searches. Discusses the design task and how computer systems could support searches for people. (Author/LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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