Tendencias recientes en los estudios de usuarios: investigación acción y métodos cualitativos

Wilson, T. D. Tendencias recientes en los estudios de usuarios: investigación acción y métodos cualitativos. Información, Cultura y Sociedad, 2003, n. 8, pp. 9-38. [Journal article (Print/Paginated)]


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English abstract

This paper was commissioned by Professor Gernot Wersig of the Freie Universität, Berlin in 1980, as part of his Project, Methodeninstrumentarium zur Benutzforschung in Information und Dokumentation. It attempted to set out what was, for the time, a novel perspective on appropriate methodologies for the study of human information seeking behaviour, focusing on qualitative methods and action research, arguing that the application of information research depended upon its adoption into the managerial processes of organizations, rather than its self-evident relationship to any body of theory. It is presented here as it was originally written, with the figures re-drawn.

Spanish abstract

Este artículo fue encargado por el profesor Gernot Wersig de la Freie Universität de Berlín en 1980, como parte de su proyecto, Methodeninstrumentarium zur Benutzforschung in Information und Dokumentation. En este trabajo se intenta explicar lo que era, en esa época, una perspectiva nueva sobre metodologías apropiadas para el estudio de la conducta humana de búsqueda de la información, centrándose en los métodos cualitativos y la investigación acción, argumentando que la aplicación de la investigación en información depende de su adopción en los procesos administrativos de las organizaciones, antes que en su relación auto-evidente con cualquier cuerpo de teoría. Se presenta ahora tal como fuera originalmente escrito, con las figuras re-elaboradas.

Item type: Journal article (Print/Paginated)
Keywords: User studies, qualitative methods, action research, estudios de usuarios, métodos cualitativos, investigación acción
Subjects: C. Users, literacy and reading.
Depositing user: Graciela Giunti
Date deposited: 08 Jun 2012
Last modified: 14 Dec 2012 22:46
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/17080


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