Accidental Information Discovery

Written By Tammera M. Race
Accidental Information Discovery
  • Publsiher : Elsevier
  • Release : 13 June 2016
  • ISBN : 1780634315
  • Pages : 136 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Read or download book entitled Accidental Information Discovery written by Tammera M. Race which was release on 13 June 2016, this book published by Elsevier. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. Book excerpt: Accidental Information Discovery: Cultivating Serendipity in the Digital Age provides readers with an interesting discussion on the ways serendipity—defined as the accidental discovery of valued information—plays an important role in creative problem-solving. This insightful resource brings together discussions on serendipity and information discovery, research in computer and information science, and interesting thoughts on the creative process. Five thorough chapters explore the significance of serendipity in creativity and innovation, the characteristics of serendipity-friendly tools and minds, and how future discovery environments may encourage serendipity. Examines serendipity in a multidisciplinary context Bridges theory and practice Explores digital information landscapes of the future with essays from current researchers Brings the concept of accidental discovery and its value front and center

Accidental Information Discovery

Accidental Information Discovery
  • Author : Tammera M. Race,Stephann Makri
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2016-06-13
  • Total pages : 136
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : Accidental Information Discovery: Cultivating Serendipity in the Digital Age provides readers with an interesting discussion on the ways serendipity—defined as the accidental discovery of valued information—plays an important role in creative problem-solving. This insightful resource brings together discussions on serendipity and information discovery, research in computer and information ...

Driving Science Information Discovery in the Digital Age

Driving Science Information Discovery in the Digital Age
  • Author : Svetla Baykoucheva
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-09-30
  • Total pages : 176
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : New digital technologies have transformed how scientific information is created, disseminated—and discovered. The emergence of new forms of scientific publishing based on open science and open access have caused a major shift in scientific communication and a restructuring of the flow of information. Specialized indexing services and search engines ...

Reaching Beyond Immediate Followers

Reaching Beyond Immediate Followers
  • Author : Yue Xi
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2013
  • Total pages : 88
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : Scholars believe Internet usage can be highly selective, and thus people are divided into fragmented and polarized groups (see Sunstein, 2006). This study focuses on the specific case of China's microblog, called "Weibo." Through the process of what I call "accidental discovery," users receive not only information based on their online ...

Planning and Implementing Resource Discovery Tools in Academic Libraries

Planning and Implementing Resource Discovery Tools in Academic Libraries
  • Author : Popp, Mary Pagliero
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2012-06-30
  • Total pages : 754
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : "This book addresses the many new resource discovery tools and products in existence as well as their potential uses and applications"--Provided by publisher....

Knowledge Mapping and Management

Knowledge Mapping and Management
  • Author : White, Don
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2001-07-01
  • Total pages : 348
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : This book presents information on knowledge management and mapping in the context of the learning organization, including the design of information technology in Internet-enabled organization forms....

Challenges of Information Technology Management in the 21st Century

Challenges of Information Technology Management in the 21st Century
  • Author : Information Resources Management Association. International Conference
  • Publisher : IGI Global
  • Release Date : 2000
  • Total pages : 1227
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : As the 21st century begins, we are faced with opportunities and challenges of available technology as well as pressured to create strategic and tactical plans for future technology. Worldwide, IT professionals are sharing and trading concepts and ideas for effective IT management, and this co-operation is what leads to solid ...

Scholarly Information Discovery in the Networked Academic Learning Environment

Scholarly Information Discovery in the Networked Academic Learning Environment
  • Author : LiLi Li
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2014-09-10
  • Total pages : 464
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : In the dynamic and interactive academic learning environment, students are required to have qualified information literacy competencies while critically reviewing print and electronic information. However, many undergraduates encounter difficulties in searching peer-reviewed information resources. Scholarly Information Discovery in the Networked Academic Learning Environment is a practical guide for students determined ...

Human Computer Interaction INTERACT 2019

Human Computer Interaction     INTERACT 2019
  • Author : David Lamas,Fernando Loizides,Lennart Nacke,Helen Petrie,Marco Winckler,Panayiotis Zaphiris
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2019-08-24
  • Total pages : 799
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : The four-volume set LNCS 11746–11749 constitutes the proceedings of the 17th IFIP TC 13 International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, INTERACT 2019, held in Paphos, Cyprus, in September 2019. The total of 111 full papers presented together with 55 short papers and 48 other papers in these books was carefully reviewed and selected from 385 submissions. The contributions are ...

New Directions in Information Behaviour

New Directions in Information Behaviour
  • Author : Amanda Spink,Jannica Heinstrom
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011-10-05
  • Total pages : 300
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : New Research in Information Behaviour provides an understanding of the new directions, leading edge theories and models in information behaviour. Information behaviour is conceptualized as complex human information related processes that are embedded within an individual's everyday social and life processes....

Looking for Information

Looking for Information
  • Author : Donald O. Case,Lisa M. Given
  • Publisher : Emerald Group Publishing
  • Release Date : 2016-04-29
  • Total pages : 528
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : The 4th edition of this popular text presents a comprehensive review of over a century of research on information behavior. It is intended for students in information studies and disciplines interested in research on information activities. Now co-authored, this new text includes significant structural and content changes from earlier editions....

Annual Review of Information Science and Technology 2007

Annual Review of Information Science and Technology 2007
  • Author : Blaise Cronin
  • Publisher : Information Today, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2006-10
  • Total pages : 783
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : ARIST, published annually since 1966, is a landmark publication within the information science community. It surveys the landscape of information science and technology, providing an analytical, authoritative, and accessible overview of recent trends and significant developments. The range of topics varies considerably, reflecting the dynamism of the discipline and the diversity ...

Brain Function Assessment in Learning

Brain Function Assessment in Learning
  • Author : Claude Frasson,Panagiotis Bamidis,Panagiotis Vlamos
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020
  • Total pages : 201
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : This book constitutes the thoroughly refereed proceedings of the Second International Conference on Brain Function Assessment in Learning, BFAL 2020, held in Heraklion, Crete, Greece, in October 2020*. The 11 revised full papers and 10 short papers presented were carefully selected from 35 submissions. The BFAL conference aims to regroup research in multidisciplinary domains such ...

Understanding Human Information Behavior

Understanding Human Information Behavior
  • Author : Beth St. Jean,Ursula Gorham,Elizabeth Bonsignore
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2021-03-30
  • Total pages : 306
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : This introductory textbook for undergraduate students in information science, information studies, computer science, and related disciplines provides an applied grounding in information behavior. The book positions information behavior as a foundational element undergirding all of the information and computer science disciplines and professions...

Innovations in Information Retrieval

Innovations in Information Retrieval
  • Author : Allen Foster,Pauline Rafferty
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release Date : 2011
  • Total pages : 156
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : The advent of new information retrieval (IR) technologies and approaches to storage and retrieval provide communities with previously unheard of opportunities for mass documentation, digitization, and the recording of information in all its forms. This book introduces and contextualizes these developments and looks at supporting research in IR, the debates, ...

New Directions in Human Information Behavior

New Directions in Human Information Behavior
  • Author : Amanda Spink,Charles Cole
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2006-07-11
  • Total pages : 256
  • ISBN : 1780634315
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Summary : New Directions in Human Information Behavior, co-edited by Drs. Amanda Spink and Charles Cole provides an understanding of the new directions, leading edge theories and models in human information behavior. Information behavior is conceptualized as complex human information related processes that are embedded within an individual’s everyday social and ...