Types of Lexicographical Information Needs and their Relevance for Information Science

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Bergenholtz, Henning; Agerbo, Heidi;
(2017)
  • Publisher: Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information
  • Journal: Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice,volume 5,pages23-38 (issn: 2287-9099, eissn: 2287-4577)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1633/JISTaP.2017.5.3.2
  • Subject: Communicative situation | Cognitive situation | Z | Lexicography | Information need | User situation | Operative situation | information science | Bibliography. Library science. Information resources

In some situations, you need information in order to solve a problem that has occurred. In information science, user needs are often described through very specific examples rather than through a classification of situation types in which information needs occur. Furthe... View more
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