Social information behaviour in Bookshops: implications for digital libraries

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Cunningham, S.J.; Vanderschantz, N.; Timpany, C.; Hinze, A.; Buchanan, G.;

We discuss here our observations of the interaction of bookshop customers with the books and with each other. Contrary to our initial expectations, customers do not necessarily engage in focused, joint information search, as observed in libraries, but rather the booksho... View more
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