LIS 510: Information Behavior









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Auster, E. and C. Choo.  (1991).  Environmental scanning: preliminary findings of interviews with CEOs in two Canadian industries.  Proceedings of the ASIS Annual Meeting, 31, 246-252.

Bates, Marcia J. "The Design of Browsing and Berrypicking Techniques for the Online Search Interface." Online Review 13 (October 1989): 407-424.

Bawden, D. and K. Robinson.  (1997).  Information behaviour in nursing specialties: a case study of midwifery.  Journal of Information Science, 23:6, 407-421.

Belkin, N. (1980). Anomalous states of knowledge as a basis for information retrieval. Canadian Journal of Information Science. 5, 133-143.

C. Blake, W. Pratt.. Collaborative Information Synthesis. American Society for Information Science and Technology - ASIST 2002 Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. November 2002.

Blythe, J., & Royle, J. A. (1993) Assessing Nurses' information needs in the work environment. Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, 21:4, 433-435.

Chatman, E. A. (in press). Framing social life in theory and research. In L.  Höglund (Ed). The new review of information behaviour research: Studies of information seeking in context.  London: Graham Taylor.

Choo, C. W.  (2001).  Environmental scanning as information seeking and organizational learning.  Information Research, 7:1, [Available at:]

Churchman, C. W. (1979). The systems approach. NY: Dell. (Ch. 3)

Cogdill, K. W., & Moore, M. E. (1997) First-year medical students' information needs and resource selection: responses to a clinical scenario. Bulletin of the Medical Library Association, 85:1, 51-54.

Covell, D. G., Uman, G. C., Manning, P. R. (1985) Information needs in office practice: are they being met? Ann Intern Med, 103, 596-599.

DaRosa, D. A., Mast, T. A., Dawson-Saunders, B., Mazur, J., Ramsey, D. E., & Folse,

J. R. (1983) A study of the information-seeking skills of medical students and physician faculty. Academic Medicine, 58, 45-50.

Dervin, B. (1992).  From the mind’s eye of the user: The Sense-Making qualitative-quantitative methodology.  In J.D. Glazier & R.R. Powell (Eds).  Qualitative research in information management.  Englewood, CO, Libraries Ulimited.  Pp.61-84.

Diaz JA, Grifith RA, NG JJ, Reinert ST (2002).  Patients' use of the internet for medical information.  J Gen Intern Med 17, 1870-185

Ellis, D. (1989). A behavioural approach to information retrieval design. Journal of Documentation, 45.3, 171-212.

Faibisoff, S. G., & Ely, D. P. (1976), Information and information needs. Information Reports and Bibliographies, 5, 2-16.

Forsythe, D. E., Buchanan, B. G., Osheroff, J. A. and Miller, R. A. (1992) Expanding the concept of medical information: an observational study of physicians’ information needs. Computers and Biomedical Research, 25, 181-200.

Gorman, P., Ash, J., Lavelle, M., Lyman, J., Delcambre, L., Maier, D., Weaver, M., & Bowers, S. (2000). Bundles in the Wild: Managing Information To Solve Problems and Maintain Situation Awareness. Library Trends, 49(2), 266-289

Harris, R. M., & Dewdney, P. (1994). Theory and Research on Information Seeking - Chapter 2&3 in Barriers to information: How formal help systems fail battered women. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press.

Kuhlthau, C. (1991). Inside the search process: Information seeking from the users perspective. Journal of the American Society for Information Science. 42.5, 361-71.

Lazonder, A. W., H. J. A. Biemans, and I. G. J. H. Wopereis.  (2000).  Differences between novice and experienced users in searching information on the World Wide Web.  JASIS, 51:6, 576-581.

Leckie, G. J., & Pettigrew, K. E. (1997). A general model of the information seeking of professionals: Role theory through the back door? In P. Vakkari, et al., (Eds.), Information Seeking in Context: Proceedings of an International Conference on Research in Information Needs, Seeking and Use in Different Contexts (Aug 14-16, 1996, Tampere, Finland) (pp. 99-110). London: Graham Taylor.

Leydon, G., Boulton, M., Moynihan, C., Jones, A., Mossman, J., Boudioni, M., & McPherson, K. (2000) Cancer patients' information needs and information seeking behavior: in depth interview study. BMJ, 320, 909-913.

Manfredi, C., R. Czaja, M. Buis, and D. Derk.  (1993).  Patient use of treatment-related information received from the Cancer Information Service.  Cancer, 71, 1326-1337.

McKechnie, L., Pettigrew, K., & Joyce, S. (in press). The origins and contextual use of theory in human information behavior research. In L.  Höglund (Ed). The new review of information behaviour research: Studies of information seeking in context. London: Graham Taylor.

McPherson, C., I. J. Higginson, and J. Hearn.  (2001).  Effective methods of giving information in cancer: a systematic literature review of randomized controlled trials.  Journal of Public Health Medicine, 23:3, 227-234.

Metcalfe, S., R. Hurworth, J. Newstead, and R. Robins.  (2002).  Needs assessment study of genetics education for general practitioners in Australia.  Genetics in Medicine, 4:2, 71-77.

Pettigrew, K. E. (1999). Waiting for chiropody: contextual results from an ethnographic study of the information behavior among attendees at community clinics. Information Processing and Management, 35, 801-817.

Pettigrew, K. E. (2000). Lay information provision in community settings: How community health nurses disseminate human services information to the elderly. Library Quarterly, 70.1, 47-85.

Putnam W, Twohig PL, Burge FI, Jackson LA, Cox JL. A qualitative study of evidence in primary care: what the practitioners are saying. Cmaj 2002;166(12):1525-30.

Smith, A. (1997). Design and Conduct of Subjectivist Studies. Chapter 9 in Evaluation Methods in Medical Informatics by C. P. Friedman and J. C. Wyatt. New York: Springer-Verlag.

Sonnenwald, D. H. and Pierce, L. G.  (2000).  Information behavior in dynamic work group contexts: interwoven situational awareness, dense social networks, and contested collaboration in command and control.  Information Processing and Management, 36, 461-479.

Taylor, R. S. (1968) Question-negotiation and information seeking in libraries. College and Research libraries, 29, 178-194.

Thompson C, McCaughan D, Cullum N, Sheldon TA, Mulhall A, Thompson DR; Research information in nurses' clinical decision-making: what is useful?; T; Journal of Advanced Nursing, Vol 36, Iss 3, pp 376-388

Westbrook, L. (1993). User needs: A synthesis and analysis for the practitioner.  Reference Quarterly, 32.4, 541-49.

Wilson, T. D. (1999). Models in information behaviour research. Journal of Documentation, 55.3, 249-270.

Wilson, T. D. (1981). On user studies and information needs. Journal of Documentation, 37, 3-15.