Monday, December 12, 2016

New issue of Information Research: theory; doctoral students; autism spectrum disorders; engineers; makerspaces

As promised, here is information about the ISIC (Information Seeking In Context) conference supplement to the latest issue of the open access peer reviewed journal Information Research (vol. 21. no. 4). Papers include:
- T.D. Wilson, A general theory of human information behaviour
- Hester W.J. Meyer, Untangling the building blocks: a generic model to explain information behaviour to novice researchers.
- Reijo Savolainen, Approaching the affective barriers to information seeking: the viewpoint of appraisal theory
- Erika Janiuniene and Elena Maceviciute, Information sharing between doctoral students and supervisors: fixed roles and flexible attitudes
- Martha Sabelli, Social mediators and inclusive information: communication flow of healthcare information among adolescents in vulnerable communities
- Ivana Martinović and Ivanka Stričević, Information needs and behaviour of parents of children with autism spectrum disorders: parents’ reports on their experiences and perceptions
- Xiaofeng Li and Ross J. Todd, Information practices during 3D modelling in a public library makerspace: generating ideas, seeking help and iterative trial and error
- Pamela Fransen-Taylor and Bhuva Narayan, #Homeless but at home in cyberspace
Madely du Preez and Hester W.J. Meyer, Consulting engineers' social networks and their collaborative information behaviour
- Frances Ryan, Peter Cruickshank, Hazel Hall and Alistair Lawson, Managing and evaluating personal reputations on the basis of information shared on social media: a Generation X perspective
The issue is at
Photo by Sheila Webber: green tomato, Blackheath farmers' market, December 2016

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