TITLE

The Convenience Factor in Information Seeking

AUTHOR(S)
Badke, William
PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
Online Searcher;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p68
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the importance of convenience in academic research or information seeking. Topics include how and why individuals engage with technology when seeking information, convenience as the major determinant of what sort of search tool researchers would use, and the move of libraries to embrace the convenience factor. Also mentioned is how information professionals can find a way to overcome a convenience factor that begins and ends with Internet search engine Google.
ACCESSION #
99398796

 

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