Kellar, Melanie and Watters, Carolyn and Shepherd, Michael A Goal-based Classification of Web Information Tasks., 2006 . In 69th Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology (ASIST), Austin (US), 3-8 November 2006. [Conference paper]
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While researchers have been studying user activity on the Web since its inception, there remains a lack of understanding of the high level tasks in which users engage on the Web. We have recently conducted a field study in which participants were asked to annotate all web usage with a task description and categorization. Based on our analysis of participants’ recorded tasks during the field study, as well as previous research, we have developed a goal-based classification of information tasks which describes user activities on the Web.
|Item type:||Conference paper|
|Keywords:||World Wide Web ; Internet ; user behavior ; user activity ; use patterns ; information seeking behavior|
|Subjects:||B. Information use and sociology of information > BI. User interfaces, usability.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HQ. Web pages.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HR. Portals.
L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
|Depositing user:||Norm Medeiros|
|Date deposited:||08 Jan 2007|
|Last modified:||02 Oct 2014 12:06|
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