The latest issue of Information Research, the open-access peer-reviewed journal is online (Volume 18 No 1, March 2013) at http://informationr.net/ir/18-1/infres181.html Articles include:
- Peter Stokes and Christine Urquhart: Qualitative interpretative categorisation for efficient data analysis in a mixed methods information behaviour study.
- Basil Alzougool, Shanton Chang and Kathleen Gray: The nature and constitution of informal carers' information needs: what you don't know you need is as important as what you want to know.
- Fahimeh Babalhavaeji and Mohammad Reza Farhadpoor: Information source characteristics and environmental scanning by academic library managers
- Yonghua Cen, Liren Gan and Chen Bai: Reinforcement learning in information searching
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, David White, Donna Lanclos and Alison Le Cornu: Visitors and residents: what motivates engagement with the digital information environment?
- T.D. Wilson and Elena Maceviciute: What's newsworthy about 'information seeking'? An analysis of Google's News Alerts.
- Jia Tina Du, Ying-Hsang Liu, Qinghua Zhu and Yongjian Chen: Modelling marketing professionals' information behaviour in the workplace: towards a holistic understanding
- Pauline Joseph, Shelda Debowski and Peter Goldschmidt: Models of information search: a comparative analysis
- Yusuke Ishimura and Joan C Bartlett: Uncovering the research process of international students in North America: are they different from domestic students?
-Theresa Dirndorfer Anderson: Tweens and their in-betweens: giving voice to young people when exploring emerging information practices associated with smart devices.
- Isto Huvila: In Web search we trust? Articulation of the cognitive authorities of Web searching.
- Natascha A. Karlova and Karen E. Fisher: A social diffusion model of misinformation and disinformation for understanding human information behaviour
Photo by Sheila Webber: signs of life, March 2013