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New Directions in Human Information Behavior

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ISBN-10: 1402036671

ISBN-13: 9781402036675

Edition: 2006

Authors: Amanda Spink, Charles Cole

List price: $169.99
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New Directions in Human Information Behavior, co-edited by Drs. Amanda Spink and Charles Cole provides an understanding of the new directions, leading edge theories and models in human information behavior. Information behavior is conceptualized as complex human information related processes that are embedded within an individuals everyday social and life processes. The book presents chapters by an interdisciplinary range of scholars who show new  directions that often challenge the established views and paradigms of information behavior studies. Beginning with an evolutionary framework, the book examines information behaviors over various epochs of human existence from the Palaeolithic…    
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Book details

List price: $169.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 1/31/2006
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 256
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232

Introduction: New Directions in Human Information Behavior, Amanda Spink and Charles Cole
Emerging Evolutionary Approach to Human Information behavior
Information Behavior in Pre-Literate Societies
Towards a Social Framework for Information Seeking
Mapping Textually-Mediated Information Practice in Clinical
Information Grounds: Theoretical Basis and Empirical Findings on Information Flow in Social Settings
Information Sharing
Multitasking and Coordinating Framework for Human Information Behavior
A Nonlinear Perspective on Information Seeking
A Cognitive Framework for Human Information Behavior: The Place of Metaphor in Human Information Organizing Behavior
The Digital Information Consumer
Integrating Framework and Further Research