Search for dissertations about: "information seeking"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 163 swedish dissertations containing the words information seeking.

  1. 1. Doing research in primary school information activities in project-based learning

    University dissertation from Institutionen Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap/Bibliotekshögskolan Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Anna Lundh; Högskolan i Borås.; [2011]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; children; elementary education; ICT; information activities; information literacy; information needs; information practice; information seeking; information use; learning; multimodality; primary school pupils; question-negotiations; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

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  2. 2. Physicians‟ information practices a case study of a medical team at a Teaching Hospital

    University dissertation from Institutionen Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap/Bibliotekshögskolan Högskolan i Borås

    Author : Esther Ebole Isah; Högskolan i Borås.; [2012]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; activity theory; Artefacts; Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics CPT ; Contextual elements; Information practices; Information seeking; Physicians; Participation; Practice theory; Social learning theories; Work activity; Workplace learning; Library and Information Science; Biblioteks- och informationsvetenskap;

    Abstract : This thesis is a user study within library and information science on participatory practices of a professional group in work activity. This has been investigated only to a minor extent in previous library and information science research. READ MORE

  3. 3. Tensions and Contradictions in Information Management. An Activity-theoretical Approach to Information Activities in a Swedish Youth-Peace Organisation

    University dissertation from Göteborg : Göteborg University

    Author : Karen Nowé Hedvall; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2007]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information management; information behaviour; information strategies; activity theory; voluntary organisations; peace organisations; youth organisations; Sweden; library and information science;

    Abstract : The thesis aims to contribute to the research on the management and use of information in organisations by providing a holistic understanding of the various information practices and needs as well as attitudes towards information at different levels in the broader socio-historical context of a specific organisation. To this end, findings and approaches from research traditions in library and information science, management studies and organisational theory are combined in an activity-theoretical approach with some neo-institutional aspects. READ MORE

  4. 4. Approaching the future a study of Swedish school leavers' information related activities

    University dissertation from Department of Library and Information Science/Swedish School of Library and Information Science University College of Borås/Göteborg University

    Author : Frances Hultgren; Högskolan i Borås.; Göteborgs universitet.; Gothenburg University.; [2009]
    Keywords : SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; SAMHÄLLSVETENSKAP; SOCIAL SCIENCES; information seeking; career guidance; young people; transition;

    Abstract : The focus of the thesis is on how school leavers deal with the flood of information, advice and expectations that are directed towards them at a structurally induced turning point in their lives. With a departure point in Giddens’ claim that people select and interpret information on their own terms as a means of preserving coherent narratives of self-identity, stories of information seeking were examined as a means of gaining insight into how young people living in late modernity face its tensions and dilemmas in the ways in which they seek and use information. READ MORE

  5. 5. Designing technical information Challenges regarding service engineers’ information-seeking behaviour

    University dissertation from Västerås : Mälardalen University

    Author : Jonatan Lundin; Mälardalens högskola.; [2015]
    Keywords : HUMANIORA; HUMANITIES; Innovation and Design; innovation och design;

    Abstract : There is a gap of knowledge regarding relevant aspects of users’ information-seekingbehaviours. The research presented in this thesis aims at gaining a deeper knowledge about such behaviours and discussing the consequences the behaviours may have on the design practice of technical communicators when designing technical information during product development. READ MORE