Enforcement of information seeking behavior through digital library services

Papachristopoulos, Leonidas and Tsakonas, Giannis and Papatheodorou, Christos Enforcement of information seeking behavior through digital library services., 2008 . In Libraries In the Digital Age 2008, Dubrovnik and Mljet (HR), 2-7 June 2008. [Conference paper]


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Digital library are complex information systems, comprised by core and value added services. The current study attempts to collect through a qualitative approach users’ opinions about the usage, usefulness and usability of DL value added services. Selected value added services from four DLs are related to the main stages of information life-cycle in order to identify crucial areas of DL interaction. The results show a major concentration of services in stages that address information searching needs and that the most significant factors affecting acceptance reside on three levels of factors, namely system, services and individual’s factors.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Digital library services, information life-cycle, information seeking behavior, qualitative evaluation, value-added services, services modeling
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BI. User interfaces, usability.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BA. Use and impact of information.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CB. User studies.
B. Information use and sociology of information > BG. Information dissemination and diffusion.
Depositing user: Giannis Tsakonas
Date deposited: 24 Jun 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:11
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/11775


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