Although it has become commonplace for users and organizations alike to regularly collaborate during the seeking, searching, retrieval and use of information, a definitive work on the behaviors, practices, and systems that enable this Collaborative information behavior has been sorely lacking. Collaborative Information Behavior: User Engagement and Communication Sharing fulfills that urgent demand by presenting current research and practices in the area of collaborative information behavior. Providing empirical research findings, theoretical frameworks, and models relevant to the myriad aspects of collaborative information behavior, this book is an ambitious and important work for professionals, educators and researchers in the fields of information science, knowledge management, human-computer interaction and computer-supported cooperative work.
Cultivating the value of networked individuals / Wolf Richter, David A. Bray, William H. Dutton -- Contributors and lurkers : obstacles to content creation in a professional online community / Anne Beamish -- Living with new media technology : how the poor learn, share, and experiment on mobile phone / Andrew Wong -- Collaborative information behavior : exploring collaboration and coordination during information seeking and retrieval activities / Madhu C. Reddy, Bernard J. Jansen, Patricia R. Spence -- Informing traces : the social practices of collaborative informing in the midwifery clinic / Pamela J. McKenzie -- Sharing information about the pain : patient-doctor collaboration in therapy and research / Richard Chalfen, Michael Rich -- Why do we need to share information? : analysis of a collaborative task management meeting / Nozomi Ikeya, Norihisa Awamura, Shinichiro Sakai -- It was only natural : a cross-disciplinary approach to a CMC study / Elizabeth Meyers Hendrickson -- On the challenges of collaborative data processing / Sylvie Noel, Daniel Lemire -- Designs for systems to support collaborative information behavior / Chirag Shah -- . Informing Traces: The Social Practices of Collaborative Informing in the Midwifery Clinic Pamela J. McKenzie (The University of Western Ontario, Canada) . Collaboration as Co-Constructed Discourse: Developing a Coding Guide for the Analysis of Peer Talk During Educational Information Seeking Jonathan Foster (University of Sheffield, UK).
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 30th June 2010