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Huvila, Isto – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2011
Introduction. Failure to find information is common. An exploratory analysis of cases when family members or friends were asked for information can provide better understanding of when, how and why interpersonal information seeking within a close network of individuals fails. Method. A sample of utterances (in form of "I asked my mum, but") was…
Descriptors: User Needs (Information), Information Seeking, Content Analysis, Family Relationship
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Haggerty, Kevin D. – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2008
Introduction: Presents a personal account of the transfer to open access of the leading Canadian journal of sociology. Background: The Canadian Journal of Sociology had established a strong position, internationally, among sociology journals. However, subscriptions were falling as readers increasingly accessed the resource through libraries and a…
Descriptors: Sociology, Case Studies, Access to Information, Information Policy