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Information retrieval in the workplace: A comparison of professional search practices

Tony Russell-Rose, Jon Chamberlain, Leif Azzopardi
2018 Information Processing & Management  
In this paper we describe the results of a survey of a purposive sample of 108 legal 20 researchers, 64 recruitment professionals and 107 healthcare information professionals.  ...  The survey investigated their search practices and preferences, the types of functionality they value, and their requirements for future information retrieval systems.  ...  The authors would also like to thank the reviewers of this article for their input and suggestions.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2018.07.003 fatcat:s2usgdu6ejdh5b67sqoqq3hwtq

Exploiting task-document relations in support of information retrieval in the workplace

Luanne Freund
2008 SIGIR Forum  
Increasingly, workplace information seeking takes place in digital information environments and is reliant upon search systems.  ...  Existing systems are designed to retrieve information that is relevant to the query, but are not capable of identifying information that is well-suited to the context and situation of a search.  ...  purpose of a search and the genre in which information is retrieved.  ... 
doi:10.1145/1480506.1480529 fatcat:gohltw3bczhnxce3yf4rjugpc4

Challenges in the Development of Effective Systems for Professional Legal Search

Piyush Arora, Murhaf Hossari, Alfredo Maldonado, Clare Conran, Gareth J. F. Jones
2018 Annual International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval  
Such engagement is vital in order for the IR researchers to understand the working practices of the professional searchers, the specifications of their information needs and the domain in which they are  ...  The key objective of an information retrieval (IR) system is to identify and return to the user content relevant or useful in addressing the information need which required them to use the system.  ...  This research is supported by Science Foundation Ireland (SFI) and Wolters kluwer as a part of the ADAPT Centre at Dublin City University (Grant No: 12/CE/I2267).  ... 
dblp:conf/sigir/AroraHMCJ18 fatcat:5yh6567vsjfnfbi5nuhrsiymeu

On the impact of domain expertise on query formulation, relevance assessment and retrieval performance in clinical settings

Lynda Tamine, Cecile Chouquet
2017 Information Processing & Management  
A diverse number of related search topics address clinical diagnosis, advice searching, information sharing, connecting with experts, etc.  ...  This article focuses on the extent to which expertise can impact clinical query formulation, document relevance assessment and retrieval performance in the context of tailoring retrieval models and systems  ...  In the second line of work, Lykke et al. (2012) examined doctor query behavior within a workplace search.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.ipm.2016.11.004 fatcat:ekgnxyvzurcbha35n64jxs7o5a

Social annotations

Patrick Pantel, Michael Gamon, Omar Alonso, Kevin Haas
2012 Proceedings of the 35th international ACM SIGIR conference on Research and development in information retrieval - SIGIR '12  
There is, however, little understanding of the utility of social features in traditional search.  ...  In this paper, we study utility in the context of social annotations, which are markings indicating that a person in the social network of the user has liked or shared a result document.  ...  More recently, Borlund provided a framework for examining relevance in the context of information retrieval evaluation [4] .  ... 
doi:10.1145/2348283.2348324 dblp:conf/sigir/PantelGAH12 fatcat:jwfj5tfskvc2pbedxmxoiq5owi

Islands in the Stream

Ido Guy, Roy Levin, Tal Daniel, Ella Bolshinsky
2015 Proceedings of the 38th International ACM SIGIR Conference on Research and Development in Information Retrieval - SIGIR '15  
These streams have become a popular way to share and consume information both on the web and in the enterprise.  ...  In this work, we study the recommendation of enterprise social stream items through a user survey with 510 participants, conducted within a globally distributed organization.  ...  what makes a valuable recommendation of a social stream item in the workplace.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2766462.2767746 dblp:conf/sigir/GuyLDB15 fatcat:cfro426rwzbzfdo4komcexjve4

Keeping up: learning in the workplace

Jeremy C Wyatt, Frank Sullivan
2005 BMJ (Clinical Research Edition)  
Therefore, a practice risks fossilising after doctors finish professional training.  ...  A range of practical difficulties face doctors who follow the approach of learning in the workplace. Some suggestions about how to overcome the difficulties follow.  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmj.331.7525.1129 pmid:16282409 pmcid:PMC1283279 fatcat:74xjkzjrrncqxflxvhhd5atr6a

Factors that influence informal learning in the workplace

Shelley A. Berg, Seung Youn (Yonnie) Chyung
2008 Journal of Workplace Learning  
Purpose -The purpose of this study was to investigate factors that influence informal learning in the workplace and the types of informal learning activities people engage in at work.  ...  Methodology -Workplace learning and performance improvement professionals were invited to respond to an anonymous online survey, and 125 professionals volunteered to participate in the study.  ...  The final, definitive version of this document can be found online at Journal of Workspace Learning, published by Emerald Group Publishing Limited. Copyright restrictions may apply.  ... 
doi:10.1108/13665620810871097 fatcat:b25q2nlmnrhnxn6vhfjutfi6pa

A narrative review of the unprofessional behaviors of physicians at workplace

Nighat Majeed
2021 Health professions educator journal  
A literature search was done regarding unprofessional behaviors by doctors at the workplace.  ...  To become an ethical physician and a good professional is the fundamental duty of a doctor.  ...  The act of unprofessionalism was witnessed by the colleagues of health care professionals in a clinical setting.  ... 
doi:10.53708/hpej.v4i1.123 fatcat:3f4izn2f45grzaek2zrrwegpea

Positive and negative behaviours in workplace relationships: a scoping review protocol

J. Almost, A. Wolff, B. Mildon, S. Price, C. Godfrey, S. Robinson, A. Ross-White, S. Mercado-Mallari
2015 BMJ Open  
The purpose of this study is to synthesise the current state of literature reporting on behaviours in workplace relationships.  ...  The search strategy will include numerous electronic databases, grey literature sources and hand-searching of reference lists from 1990 to present with a limit to English language.  ...  Stage 3: Selection of studies to include in the review Refining the search strategy based on abstracts retrieved from the search and reviewing full articles for study inclusion is a critical step. 35  ... 
doi:10.1136/bmjopen-2015-007685 pmid:25652806 pmcid:PMC4322213 fatcat:bgpy2ghko5ejjcpa4rkb6e42fe

Online Commentary Regarding Workplace Harassment

2019 Journal of Organizational Psychology  
This study aimed to examine online commentary about enacted workplace harassment conflict to determine the applicability of existing, functional definitions of workplace harassment in this new context.  ...  The study confirms that current, definitions of harassment closely relate to how women describe workplace harassment conflict in this new, mediated context.  ...  the websites search engine were retrieved for analysis.  ... 
doi:10.33423/jop.v19i6.2667 fatcat:gtvrdzqdbnczpdkmefwva26y7m

Tai Chi and Workplace Wellness for Health Care Workers: A Systematic Review

Cocchiara, Dorelli, Gholamalishahi, Longo, Musumeci, Mannocci, La Torre
2020 International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health  
The aim of this study was to perform a systematic review of the scientific literature concerning the relationship between tai chi practice and wellness of health care workers (HCW) in their professional  ...  In this context, the discipline of tai chi is obtaining a wider consensus because of its many beneficial effects both on the human body and mind.  ...  Conflicts of Interest: The authors declare no conflict of interest.  ... 
doi:10.3390/ijerph17010343 pmid:31947867 pmcid:PMC6982315 fatcat:rtcn23mhqza63lud3knv6zjr5e

Workplace-Oriented Definition of Translation Competence

2017 Translation Today  
In other words, it has to do with the level of professionalism a translator has.  ...  Workplace-oriented translation competence refers to attitudes, abilities, skills and knowledge sets required to maintain a career of a successful professional translator in the market.  ...  Special thanks are due to Hala Talaat, Senior UN reviser, and Ahmed Soliha, UN reviser, Vienna Office for allowing me the chance to discuss with them the translator's competence as seen by UN revisers.  ... 
doi:10.46623/tt/2017.11.2.ar3 fatcat:dfst3yke35gehiq5q4wzl644i4

Knowledge portals and the emerging digital knowledge workplace

R. Mack, Y. Ravin, R. J. Byrd
2001 IBM Systems Journal  
We describe the role knowledge portals play in supporting knowledge work tasks and the component technologies embedded in portals, such as the gathering of distributed document information, indexing and  ...  Finally, we describe how we view the future of knowledge portals in an expanding knowledge workplace that supports mobility, collaboration, and increasingly automated project workflow.  ...  Acknowledgments Much of the work described in this paper was developed with numerous colleagues.  ... 
doi:10.1147/sj.404.0925 fatcat:sijnny3wxbarnhsmgug64tepxa

Bilingual workplaces: integrating cultural approaches to information literacy into foreign language educational practices

Alison Hicks
2014 Journal of Information Literacy  
understanding of the information environments of professionals in bilingual workplaces.  ...  Abstract This paper explores how a foreign language librarian investigated workplace information environments of bilingual (Spanish/English) professionals in the United States in order to design more relevant  ...  activities interviewees engage with in the workplace or in professional practice (2013, p. 83).  ... 
doi:10.11645/8.1.1865 fatcat:jnhtfrmw7vgvhmar7tma465gt4
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