Human information interaction : an ecological approach to information behavior / Raya Fidel.

In this work, Raya Fidel proposes a research approach that bridges the study of human information interaction and the design of information systems: cognitive work analysis (CWA).

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Main Author: Fidel, Raya, 1945-
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2012.
Table of Contents:
  • Basic concepts
  • What is human information interaction?
  • Theoretical constructs and models in information seeking behavior
  • The information need
  • The search strategy
  • Two generations of research
  • In-context
  • Theoretical traditions in human information behavior
  • Interlude : models and their contribution to design
  • Human information behavior and information retrieval : is collaboration possible?
  • Cognitive work analysis : dimensions for analysis
  • Cognitive work analysis : harnessing complexity
  • Enhancing the impact of research in human information interaction.