Exploring the social realities of online communities through the lens of a Human Information Behavior framework

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http://hdl.handle.net/10150/105927
Title:
Exploring the social realities of online communities through the lens of a Human Information Behavior framework
Author:
Lin, Peyina; McDonald, David
Citation:
Exploring the social realities of online communities through the lens of a Human Information Behavior framework 2006,
Issue Date:
2006
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/105927
Submitted date:
2006-09-26
Abstract:
Sonnenwaldâ s evolving framework for human information behavior (1999) was systematically applied to a set of online community literature to examine whether the frameworkâ s propositions are supported or not, so as to uncover open problems for socio-technical studies of online communities and human information behaviorâ what aspects that are relevant to understanding the reciprocal relationships between technologically-mediated systems, communities and information resources should social informatics be examining, but hasnâ t? Findings are presented.
Type:
Extended Abstract
Language:
en
Keywords:
Virtual Communities; Information Science; Community Informatics; Social Informatics; Information Seeking Behaviors
Local subject classification:
Online communities; Information behavior; Information horizons; Normative access

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorLin, Peyinaen_US
dc.contributor.authorMcDonald, Daviden_US
dc.date.accessioned2006-09-26T00:00:01Z-
dc.date.available2010-06-18T23:36:50Z-
dc.date.issued2006en_US
dc.date.submitted2006-09-26en_US
dc.identifier.citationExploring the social realities of online communities through the lens of a Human Information Behavior framework 2006,en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/105927-
dc.description.abstractSonnenwaldâ s evolving framework for human information behavior (1999) was systematically applied to a set of online community literature to examine whether the frameworkâ s propositions are supported or not, so as to uncover open problems for socio-technical studies of online communities and human information behaviorâ what aspects that are relevant to understanding the reciprocal relationships between technologically-mediated systems, communities and information resources should social informatics be examining, but hasnâ t? Findings are presented.en_US
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectVirtual Communitiesen_US
dc.subjectInformation Scienceen_US
dc.subjectCommunity Informaticsen_US
dc.subjectSocial Informaticsen_US
dc.subjectInformation Seeking Behaviorsen_US
dc.subject.otherOnline communitiesen_US
dc.subject.otherInformation behavioren_US
dc.subject.otherInformation horizonsen_US
dc.subject.otherNormative accessen_US
dc.titleExploring the social realities of online communities through the lens of a Human Information Behavior frameworken_US
dc.typeExtended Abstracten_US
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