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Information seeking and mediated searching: Part 2. Uncertainty and its correlates

T.D. Wilson, N.J. Ford, D. Ellis, A.E. Foster, A. Spink
2002 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
It also concludes that Ellis's concept of "search characteristics" and Kuhlthau's information-seeking stages are independent of the problem stage, and that a set of affective variables, based on those  ...  This article explores the relationship between the concept of uncertainty in information seeking, within a model of the problem-solving process proposed by Wilson (1999a) and variables derived from other  ...  We would also like to thank the British Library Research and Innovation Centre for its support for the Sheffield study.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.10082 fatcat:fb4o4x2hvfbqjp2sehttqftxsm

Information seeking and mediated searching. Part 4. Cognitive styles in information seeking

Nigel Ford, T.D. Wilson, Allen Foster, David Ellis, Amanda Spink
2002 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
These measures were correlated with the researchers' perceptions of aspects of their problem-solving and information-seeking behavior, and with those of the search intermediary who performed literature  ...  The analysis reported here sought to test a number of hypotheses linking global/analytic cognitive styles and aspects of researchers' problem-solving and related information-seeking behavior.  ...  Acknowledgments This project was funded by the British Library Research and Innovation Centre, to whom grateful acknowledgement is made.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.10084 fatcat:og2gkjl5jbagno2loft5ny6dja

Information seeking and mediated searching study. Part 3. Successive searching

Amanda Spink, T.D. Wilson, Nigel Ford, Allen Foster, David Ellis
2002 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Additional articles that discuss further findings from this complex research project, including: (1) an integrated model of information seeking and searching, (2) assessment of mediated searching, and  ...  Part II is devoted to exploring changes in information seekers' uncertainty during the mediated process. Part III provides results related to successive searching.  ...  found a positive correlation relationship between partially relevant items and changes in information seekers' information problems during the early stages of their information-seeking process.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.10083 fatcat:xrazfjqyyzbh3epoyp2lsgp3tm

Information-seeking and mediated searching. Part 1. Theoretical framework and research design

Amanda Spink, T.D. Wilson, Nigel Ford, Allen Foster, David Ellis
2002 Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology  
Additional articles that discuss further findings from this complex research project, including: (1) an integrated model of information seeking and searching, (2) assessment of mediated searching, and  ...  Part II is devoted to exploring changes in information seekers' uncertainty during the mediated process. Part III provides results related to successive searching.  ...  Acknowledgments This article resulted from studies funded by a National Science Foundation POWRE Grant 1998 -99 and British Library Research and Innovation Centre Grant.  ... 
doi:10.1002/asi.10081 fatcat:dwheo2m4kbgibltymq5b5elb2m

THE MEDIATING EFFECT OF INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY LEARNING ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SOCIAL MEDIA USAGE AND INFORMATION-SEEKING BEHAVIOR OF STUDENTS

Jolina Maureen P. Navales, Estela R. Dequito
2022 European Journal of Education Studies  
Further, there was a partial mediation on the effect of information and communication technology learning on the relationship between social media usage and information-seeking behavior.  ...  As a result, one of the reasons why social media usage can influence information-seeking behavior is information and communication technology learning.  ...  the information and communication technology learning and information-seeking behavior of students. 2.  ... 
doi:10.46827/ejes.v9i3.4218 fatcat:hxpnnslvhnexxc3stsnzoebwlm

Dogmatism manifests in lowered information search under uncertainty

Lion Schulz, Max Rollwage, Raymond J. Dolan, Stephen M. Fleming
2020 Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America  
When knowledge is scarce, it is adaptive to seek further information to resolve uncertainty and obtain a more accurate worldview.  ...  Trial-by-trial modeling revealed that dogmatic participants placed less reliance on internal signals of uncertainty (confidence) to guide information search, rendering them less likely to seek additional  ...  When knowledge is scarce, it is adaptive to seek further information to resolve uncertainty and obtain a more accurate worldview.  ... 
doi:10.1073/pnas.2009641117 pmid:33214149 fatcat:hfbuf3ue5fcyth3ov6ahutlopi

On cognition, emotion, and interaction aspects of search tasks with different search intentions

Yashar Moshfeghi, Joemon M. Jose
2013 Proceedings of the 22nd international conference on World Wide Web - WWW '13  
The complex and dynamic nature of search processes surrounding information seeking have been exhaustively studied.  ...  Using a video retrieval system as a use case, we study the characteristics of four different search task types: seeking information, re-finding a particular information object, and two different entertainment  ...  and more uncertainty before and after searching.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2488388.2488469 dblp:conf/www/MoshfeghiJ13 fatcat:326qdtqma5bz3o2lj6l5iizwlq

User Perceptions of Uncertainty in the Evaluation of Search Results

Yang-Woo Kim
2012 International Journal of Contents  
While considerable research suggests that users' uncertainty gradually decreases, as they proceed through the information seeking process, others argue that it can arise at any stage of their information  ...  Reflecting the latter view, this study examined user perceptions of uncertainty in the final stage of users' information seeking process, the stage of search results evaluation.  ...  Foster and A. Spink, "Information seeking and mediated searching. Part 2.  ... 
doi:10.5392/ijoc.2012.8.1.100 fatcat:imzvpk7i3jcchixgiavkaprhoe

The zeitgeist of online health search

Daniel P. Lorence, Liza Greenberg
2006 Journal of general internal medicine  
BACKGROUND: Health care queries rank among the most frequent topics of information-seeking activity initiated by users of commercial search engines.  ...  Existing search technologies are increasingly powerful, although the expanding volume of information on the internet suggests the need for better mediated searching.  ...  The study was a part of a larger technical review of the effectiveness of web-based search technologies and strategies related to seeking consumer-friendly health information on the internet.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s11606-006-0247-0 pmid:16336621 pmcid:PMC1484645 fatcat:fnxo4gucxbfrteoruugjk4vjei

Inside the search process: Information seeking from the user's perspective

Carol C. Kuhlthau
1991 Journal of the American Society for Information Science  
The cognitive and affective aspects of the process of information seeking suggest a gap between the users' natural process of information use and the information system and intermediaries' traditional  ...  A model of the information search process is presented derived from a series of five studies investigating common experiences of users in information seeking situations.  ...  Acknowledgments This research was supported by grants from the United States Department of Education and the Rutgers Research Council.  ... 
doi:10.1002/(sici)1097-4571(199106)42:5<361::aid-asi6>3.0.co;2-# fatcat:7ecoofie3bc7ln22sfxe7flipi

Anxiety, Immigration, and the Search for Information

Shana Kushner Gadarian, Bethany Albertson
2013 Political Psychology  
We predict that anxious citizens will seek more information but that they will seek out and be attracted to threatening information.  ...  In an experiment, we induce anxiety about immigration and then subjects have the opportunity to search for additional information in a website designed to mimic online news sources.  ...  condition on information seeking, (2) the mediating (indirect) effect of anxiety on information seeking, and (3) the total mediation effect, which is the sum of the direct and indirect effects. 16 The  ... 
doi:10.1111/pops.12034 fatcat:hctcovdaazh7tlhxhkffebuwgu

Understanding Executive Job Search

Peter Cappelli, Monika Hamori
2014 Organization science (Providence, R.I.)  
Executives are more likely to search where their current roles are less certain and where their career experience has been broader.  ...  Individuals are more likely to search where their current roles are less certain and where broader career experience makes search more useful because the array of possible opportunities is greater.  ...  I Means, Standard deviations and correlations Variable Mean S. D. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 1. Job search .52 .50 1.00 2. Asset mgmt firms .23 .42 -0.11*** 1.00 3.  ... 
doi:10.1287/orsc.2013.0871 fatcat:j6jkt2uwrbdmlgigo4yxl2ko2i

Knowledge-based Conversational Search [article]

Svitlana Vakulenko
2019 arXiv   pre-print
Our results show that question answering is one of the key components required for efficient information access but it is not the only type of dialogue interactions that a conversational search system  ...  Conversational interfaces that allow for intuitive and comprehensive access to digitally stored information remain an ambitious goal.  ...  search engine (Figure 2 .2).  ... 
arXiv:1912.06859v1 fatcat:rab6kemqujflrobib7lvvy6hue

Introspection during visual search

Gabriel Reyes, Jérôme Sackur
2014 Consciousness and Cognition  
tasks: an effortless "pop-out" search, and a difficult, effortful, conjunction search.  ...  By controlling response times and eye movements, we assessed the contribution of self-observation of behavior in these subjective estimates.  ...  (DYNAMIND ANR-10-BLAN-1902-01, France) to J.S. and by a grant from the Agence Nationale de la Recherche (ANR-10-LABX-0087 IEC and ANR-10-IDEX-0001-02 PSL) to G.R. and J.S.  ... 
doi:10.1016/j.concog.2014.08.009 pmid:25286130 fatcat:4hl4wzyqsjbabbu34j2cgojlou

Strength in adversity: The influence of psychological capital on job search

Don J. Q. Chen, Vivien K. G. Lim
2012 Journal of Organizational Behavior  
The relationship between psychological capital and preparatory and active job search was mediated by perceived employability and problem-focused coping. Implications of our findings are discussed.  ...  Whereas problem-focused coping was positively related with preparatory and active job search, symptom-focused coping strategy was not.  ...  He has published in Behavior and Information Technology and had presented in various top-tier international conferences such as SIOP, AOM, ANZAM, and IACMR.  ... 
doi:10.1002/job.1814 fatcat:7p5ji7mk5faqldyazw5r4kvuae
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