Module 4: Exploring Information Behaviors

Module 4: Exploring Information Behaviors

For this module we explore more information behavior theory and look at how theories and models are used to understand various information communities. Some information behavior theories explain the various stages of the search process, while those like Everyday Life Information Seeking (ELIS) frame information needs within the context of the human experience. Others typify the experience of those immersed in leisure pursuits. We will explore various information behavior studies on specific groups to see the models and theories put into practice.

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