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Students' information behaviour and the role of academic library

Darko Lacović
2015 Libellarium: Journal for the Research of Writing, Books, and Cultural Heritage Institutions  
In this paper the author presented the results of some of the available studies of students' information seeking behaviour conducted in different countries.  ...  Further research that could be done building onto the selected studies is examination of information seeking behaviour of the students between different disciplines while taking into the account various  ...  Reasons for information seeking, searching strategies and information pathways In the study Information seeking behaviour of undergraduate students in the humanities in three universities in Nigeria (  ... 
doi:10.15291/libellarium.v7i1.202 fatcat:hjcxv2uqqzfgthoswmgnktlhl4

A Model of Consumer Search Behaviour

Tony Russell-Rose, Stephann Makri
2012 European Workshop on Human-Computer Interaction and Information Retrieval  
In order to design better search experiences, we need to understand the complexities of human information-seeking behaviour.  ...  We also found repeating patterns or 'chains' of search behaviour in the site search context, but in contrast to the previous study these were shorter and less complex.  ...  In so doing, we extend and validate a model of information behaviours derived from a previous study of enterprise search users [13] .  ... 
dblp:conf/eurohcir/Russell-RoseM12 fatcat:u4vk6cqdcrcebmfw7lxfbbxxei

Survey on High-level Search Activities Based on the Stratagem Level in Digital Libraries [chapter]

Zeljko Carevic, Philipp Mayr
2016 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
Respondents with a higher academic degree significantly considered journals and conference proceedings as more useful than respondents with a lower academic degree.  ...  We conducted an online survey with 129 participating researchers from different fields of study that aims at getting a quantitative view on the usage of high level search activities in DLs.  ...  We thank the Interactive Information Retrieval group at GESIS for discussions concerning previous versions of this paper. This work was partly funded by the DFG, grant no.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-319-43997-6_5 fatcat:hhcbrorfrjbqbayipit47w5t4a

Information-seeking behaviour of security studies students: A case study

Theodora Thindwa, Winner D. Chawinga, Gift Dube
2019 South African Journal of Information Management  
analyse information needs, sources and seeking patterns of security studies at Mzuzu University.Method: The study adopted a mixed methods approach by sending a questionnaire to 108 students and conducting  ...  Information seeking and gathering is a key component of their work, as they gather information related to criminal activities and general intelligence.  ...  Author's contributions T.T. conceptualised the project, collected the data and was involved in the overall writing of the article.  ... 
doi:10.4102/sajim.v21i1.1048 fatcat:eakyckzrjzd2pdwmjgy2dgb7yi

Advertising academia with sponsored search: an exploratory study examining the effectiveness of Google AdWords at the local and global level

Don Turnbull, Laura F. Bright
2008 International Journal of Electronic Business  
A behavioural model of information seeking is suggested that could be applied for selecting appropriate types of online advertising for awareness and other advertising goals.  ...  An exploratory study conducted in late autumn and early winter 2006-2007 investigates the purchasing of sponsored search advertising for a major US university's academic department.  ...  Although the Ellis model is based on studies of academics and researchers, the categories of information seeking behaviours may be applicable to other groups of users as well.  ... 
doi:10.1504/ijeb.2008.018070 fatcat:2fhultbjgfhufc4miy425eprhm

An Overview of Users Information Seeking Behaviour on Online Resources

Esew, Michael, Aisha Makarfi, Rhoda Wusa Goshie, Aisha Jimada
2014 IOSR Journal of Humanities and Social Science  
Online information seeking behavior is a relatively new phenomenon. However, it is the active process of obtaining data from the Web.  ...  Meager information evaluation skills add to students' vulnerability. The paper highlights some information seeking models to assist students in their search for information on the Internet.  ...  Ellis' Model Of Information Seeking Behaviour Ellis (1989), Ellis et al (1993) and Ellis and Haugan (1997), proposed and elaborated a general model of information seeking behaviour based on studies of  ... 
doi:10.9790/0837-19190917 fatcat:ca3knmzl4vbxzi7tp5iqgn4nfi

Designing the Search Experience [chapter]

Tony Russell-Rose
2011 Lecture Notes in Computer Science  
We present a concise overview of the fundamental concepts and principles of human information-seeking behaviour and show how to apply these in the design of search user experiences.  ...  This half-day tutorial provides a practical introduction to Human-Centred Design for information search, access and discovery.  ...  between various types of search behaviour: known-item, exploratory, etc.; • Study models of human information-seeking behaviour (e.g.  ... 
doi:10.1007/978-3-642-23768-3_123 fatcat:xnpwoly4jbfqfcznhxs7hswpcq

All about information – balancing ICT, IRS, users and making a difference

Ina Fourie
2013 Library hi tech  
Findings -Although developments in ICT open a wealth of opportunities to study and serve the needs of a wide spectrum of information users, IRS are often on the surface level still very traditional in  ...  the needs they service: analytical information seeking according to planned search strategies, browsing, monitoring trends and changes through alerting services and RSS, and encouragement and support for  ...  Asunka et al. (2009) studied academic information seeking habits through the log analysis of a teachers' college library website, Dee and Stanley (2005) report on the information seeking of nursing students  ... 
doi:10.1108/lht-06-2013-0068 fatcat:c7imvwnmibf55hwlhwoiayhhaq

High School Students Struggle to Find School-related Information on the Web

Cari Merkley
2008 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
A Review of: Shenton, Andrew K. "The Information-Seeking Problems of English High Schoolers Responding to Academic Information Need." Library Review 57.4 (2008): 276-88.  ...  Objective – To investigate the information-seeking behaviour of high school students looking to meet school-related information needs. Design – Online questionnaire.  ...  Commentary In his discussion of the practice of information-seeking behaviour research in schools, Shenton outlines some of the benefits and drawbacks of conducting fieldwork in such an environment.  ... 
doi:10.18438/b80p6x fatcat:kqfrmemjxvb37jajhdc53badqe

Profiling information-seeking behaviour of distance learning students in Wawasan Open University

Vighnarajah, Farzanah Ali Hassan, Norhasni Abd Aziz, Ooi Siew Lee
2016 AAOU Journal  
Purpose -Wawasan Open University Library undertook a survey study, based on the Wilson's revised model of information behaviour (1999), to profile information-seeking behaviour of their distance students  ...  Findings also indicated significant difference between first-year and post-first-year students in using internet search engines as part of their information-seeking process.  ...  PIL, acronym for Project Information Literacy, was a series of national studies that attempted to investigate the scenario of a college student in an era of digital age.  ... 
doi:10.1108/aaouj-09-2016-0026 fatcat:jxge4v6defguneumkpnc44dvpu

Survey Of Music Information Needs, Uses, And Seeking Behaviours: Preliminary Findings

Jin Ha Lee, J. Stephen Downie
2004 Zenodo  
Don Waters and Suzanne Lodato, both of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, are thanked for their moral and financial support.  ...  NSF IIS-0340597 and NSF IIS-0327371. We would like to thank Dr. Brechin, Dr. Estabrook, and Bijan Warner at Library Research Center.  ...  Thus, existing MIR systems have been designed and evaluated largely based on anecdotal evidence of user needs, intuitive feelings for user information-seeking behaviour, and a priori assumptions of typical  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.1417637 fatcat:y6agpuguvbfv5dlu36ojeo5deu

Acceptable and Unacceptable Uses of Academic Library Search Data: An Interpretive Description of Undergraduate Student Perspectives

Laura W. Gariepy
2021 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
Conclusion – The results of this study suggested that librarians should further explore student perspectives about search data collection in academic libraries to consider how and if they might adjust  ...  This study also introduces the qualitative framework of interpretive description to the library and information science literature, promoting use of this applied qualitative approach, which is well-suited  ...  o How would you feel if your search data were de-identified from your name and other identifying information? • Scenario C: An academic library maintains a record of each student's search data.  ... 
doi:10.18438/eblip29923 fatcat:ushmjkqz2rcefgqwzyvc7tg7cq

Social Media, Youths and Political Participation in Malaysia: A Review of Literature

Nor Hafizah Abdullah, Isyaku Hassan, Muhamad Fazil bin Ahmad, Nor Azlili Hassan, Mohd Mahadee Ismail
2021 International Journal of Academic Research in Business and Social Sciences  
The paper provides an overview of how Malaysian youths seek political information through social media and reviews recent information related to online resources in the political context.  ...  The search for political information through social media has now become a global phenomenon. In recent years, the use of social media among youths in Malaysia has increased significantly.  ...  fosters engagement and political information-seeking behaviour among youth, particularly.  ... 
doi:10.6007/ijarbss/v11-i4/9578 fatcat:tqazwotrrnhtbane3x6qhjhhi4

Using Information Practices of Nurses to Reform Information Literacy Instruction in Baccalaureate Nursing Programs

Anne R. Diekema, Elizabeth (Betsy) S. Hopkins, Brandon Patterson, Nena Schvaneveldt
2019 Evidence Based Library and Information Practice  
Significant literature exists on both the information seeking behaviour of professional nurses and information literacy teaching methods, but scarce evidence connects nurses' information behaviour and  ...  Objective - Seeking information is a key element of evidence based practice and successful healthcare delivery.  ...  Acknowledgements This work was supported in part by an award from the Nursing and Allied Health Section of the Medical Library Association.  ... 
doi:10.18438/eblip29588 fatcat:fmnfq7awsjg5vdubxkfcsk32we

Cross-language information seeking behaviour English vs Arabic

Asma Al-Wreikat, Pauline Rafferty, Allen Foster
2015 Library Review  
Citation for published version (APA): Al-Wreikat, A., Rafferty, P., & Foster, A. (2015). Cross-language information seeking behaviour English Vs Arabic.  ...  Bruce (2005) argues that "Taylor's work laid the foundation for a deeper conceptual understanding of the motivations or triggers for information seeking.  ...  Kim (2007) also presents a conceptual framework as a task based model for information seeking behaviour, draws on previous studies for task-based information seeking models.  ... 
doi:10.1108/lr-04-2015-0044 fatcat:t3pdprr3c5deflvfuza64fk5nu
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