Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Information Research: bumper issue!

The new issue (vol. 19 no. 4) of open-access journal Information research consists of a normal issue plus a conference supplement, so lots of information behaviour research and some information literacy research too.
For the regular issue, go to where articles include:
- Arthur Taylor and Heather A. Dalal: Information literacy standards and the World Wide Web: results from a student survey on evaluation of Internet information sources
- Ágústa Pálsdóttir: Preferences in the use of social media for seeking and communicating health and lifestyle information
- Sanghee Oh and Soojung Kim: College students' use of social media for health in the USA and Korea.
- Remigiusz Sapa, Monika Krakowska and Małgorzata Janiak: Information seeking behaviour of mathematicians: scientists and students
- Miamaria Saastamoinen and Sanna Kumpulainen: Expected and materialised information source use by municipal officials: intertwining with task complexity
- Paul Margree, Andrew MacFarlane, Ludovica Price and Lyn Robinson: Information behaviour of music record collectors

Plus, in the special issue Proceedings of ISIC: the information behaviour conference, Leeds, 2-5 September, 2014 at papers include:
- Fatmah Almehmadi, Mark Hepworth and Sally Maynard, A framework for understanding information sharing: an exploration of the information sharing experiences of female academics in Saudi Arabia
- Gunilla Widén, Jela Steinerová and Peter Voisey, Conceptual modelling of workplace information practices: a literature review
- Ina Fourie and Heidi Julien, Ending the dance: a research agenda for affect and emotion in studies of information behaviour
- Jenna Hartel, Information behaviour illustrated
- J. Tuomas Harviainen and Reijo Savolainen, Information as capability for action and capital in synthetic worlds
- Elke Greifeneder, Trends in information behaviour research.
- Natalie Pang, Crisis-based information seeking: monitoring versus blunting in the information seeking behaviour of working students during the Southeast Asian Haze Crisis
- Ariadne Chloe Furnival and Nelson Sebastian Silva Jerez, The general public's access and use of health information: a case study from Brazil
- Lilach Manheim, Information non-seeking behaviour
Short papers
- Melanie Benson and Andrew Cox, Visual and creative methods and quality in information behaviour research
- Geoff Walton and Jamie Cleland, Information literacy in higher education - empowerment or reproduction? A discourse analysis approach
- Leslie Thomson and Mohammad Jarrahi, Contextualising information practices and personal information management in mobile work
- Graeme Baxter and Rita Marcella, The 2014 Scottish independence referendum: a study of voters' online information behaviour.
- Emma Dunkerley, David Allen, Alan Pearman, Stan Karanasios and Jeremy Crump, The influence of social media on information sharing and decision making in policing: research in progress.
- Chandramohan Ramaswami, Murugiah Murugathasan, Puvandren Narayanasamy, and Christopher S.G. Khoo, A survey of information sharing on Facebook
Photo by Sheila Webber: chalkboard at cafe Soul, Brno, November 2014

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