This unique book presents authoritative overviews of more than 70 conceptual frameworks for understanding how people seek, manage, share, and use information in different contexts. A practical and readable reference to both well-established and newly proposed theories of information behavior, the book includes contributions from 85 scholars from 10 countries. Each theory description covers origins, propositions, methodological implications, usage, links to related conceptual frameworks, and listings of authoritative primary and secondary references. The introductory chapters explain key concepts, theory'method connections, and the process of theory development.
|Title of host publication||Theories of Information Behavior|
|Editors||Sanda Erdelez Karen E Fisher, Lynne (E F ) McKechnie Lynne (E F ) McKechnie Lynne (E F ) McKechnie|
|Place of Publication||Medford, NJ, USA|
|Publisher||American Society for Information Science and Technology|
|Number of pages||5|
|Publication status||Published - 2005|