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ASSESSING INFORMATION NEEDS

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Week Dates Topic Required Readings Assignments / Notes


INTRODUCTION TO
INFORMATION BEHAVIOR
1 8/27 Course Case, D. O., & Given, L. M. (2016). Information behavior: An
Overview: introduction. Chapter 1 (pp. 3-18) in their Looking for
Introduction to information: A survey of research on information seeking,
Information needs, and behavior (4th ed.). Bingley, UK: Emerald.
Behavior I
Case, D. O., & Given, L. M. (2016). The complex nature
of information behavior. Chapter 2 (pp. 19-40) in their Looking
for information: A survey of research on information seeking,
needs, and behavior (4th ed.). Bingley, UK: Emerald.

2 9/3 NO CLASS! Birkenstein, C., and Graff, G. (2016). They Say/ I Say: The 1) They Say, I Say Exercises 1 & 2
DO Moves That Matter in Academic Writing. 3rd. ed. New York, (Sunday September 9)
READINGS, NY: W.W. Norton. ISBN: 0393617432 | 978-0393617436. 2) APA Style Quiz (Sunday September 9)
EXERCISES,
QUIZ &
WATCH
VIDEO
LABOR DAY
OBSERVED
3 9/10 Introduction to Case, D. O., & Given, L. M. (2016). The history and focus of 1) Post 1: Select & Describe an Info
Information information behavior research. Chapter 3 (pp. 41-54) in their Behavior (Sunday September 16)
Behavior II Looking for information: A survey of research on information
seeking, needs, and behavior (4th ed.). Bingley, UK: Emerald.

Ren, Y. , Tomko, M. , Salim, F. D., Ong, K. and Sanderson, M.


(2017), Analyzing Web behavior in indoor retail spaces. J Assn
Inf Sci Tec, 68: 62-76. doi:10.1002/asi.23587

Anna, M. and Pertti, V. (2017), Reader characteristics,


behavior, and success in fiction book search. Journal of the
Association for Information Science and Technology, 68: 2154-
2165. doi:10.1002/asi.23843
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CONCEPTS
4 9/17 Concepts I: Case, D. O., & Given, L. M. (2016). The concept of 1) Interact 1: Identify Concepts (Sunday September 23)
The Concept of information. Chapter 4 (pp. 55-78) in their Looking for
Information information: A survey of research on information
seeking, needs, and behavior (4th ed.). Bingley, UK:
Emerald.
Zuppo, C. M. (2012). Defining ICT in a boundaryless
world: The development of a working hierarchy.
International Journal of Managing Information
Technology, 4(3), 13-
22. https://doi.org/10.5121/ijmit.2012.4302
Hartel, J., & Savolainen, R. (2016). Pictorial metaphors
for information. Journal of Documentation, 72(5), 794–
812. https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-07-2015-0080
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5 9/24 Concepts II: Case, D. O., & Given, L. M. (2016). Information needs,
Needs, motivations, and use. Chapter 5 (pp. 79-96) in their 1) Post 2: Use, Needs, Seeking,
Motivation, Use Looking for information: A survey of research on Behavior (Sunday September 30)
information seeking, needs, and behavior (4th ed.).
Bingley, UK: Emerald.
The Taylor 1968 article cited heavily in this
chapter: Taylor_1968_Question_Negotiation.pdf
and then either:
Goncalo Baptista, Tiago Oliveira, (2017) "Why so
serious? Gamification impact in the acceptance of mobile
banking services", Internet Research, Vol. 27 Issue: 1,
pp.118-139, https://doi.org/10.1108/IntR-10-2015-0295

or
St. Jean, B. (2017), Factors motivating, demotivating, or
impeding information seeking and use by people with
type 2 diabetes: A call to work toward preventing,
identifying, and addressing incognizance. Journal of the
Association for Information Science and Technology, 68:
309–320. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.23652

6 10/1 Concepts III: Case, D. O., & Given, L. M. (2016). Related concepts. 1) Interact 2: Suggesting Concepts (Sunday October 7)
Learning, Chapter 6 (pp. 97-140) in their Looking for information:
Deciding, A survey of research on information seeking, needs, and
Encountering, behavior (4th ed.). Bingley, UK: Emerald.
Avoiding
N.J. BELKIN, (1978) "INFORMATION CONCEPTS
FOR INFORMATION SCIENCE", Journal of
Documentation, Vol. 34 Issue: 1, pp.55-85,
https://doi.org/10.1108/eb026653
Belkin1978.pdf
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MODELS, PARADIGMS,
THEORIES
7 10/8 MPT I: Models Dr. Coleman will cover this chapter and this article: 1) Post 3: Models, Annotated Citations
Case, D. O., & Given, L. M. (2016). Models of
information behavior. Chapter 7 (pp. 141-176) in their (Sunday October 14)
Looking for information: A survey of research on
information seeking, needs, and behavior (4th ed.).
Bingley, UK: Emerald.
If you need help with your PAPER 1 Draft, the deadline
Wilson, T. (1999). Models in Information Behaviour for instructor assistance is Saturday October 13 – Please
Research. Journal of Documentation. 55(3): 249- send via Canvas mail to both TA and Dr. Coleman.
270. doi:10.1108/EUM0000000007145
DISCUSSION LEADERS WILL COVER THE
FOLLOWING TWO ARTICLES
Gibson, A. N., & Kaplan, S. (2017). Place, community
and information behavior: Spatially oriented information
seeking zones and information source preferences.
Library & Information Science Research, 39(2), 131–
139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lisr.2017.03.001

Moral, C., De Antonio, A., & Ferre, X. (2017). A visual


UML-based conceptual model of information-seeking by
computer science researchers. Information Processing &
Management, 53(4), 963–
988. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ipm.2016.10.005
Adding the Krikelas file (also posted to the Paper 1 QA
board): Krikelas Information Seeking Behavior Patterns
and Concepts.pdf
Adding Ellis 1989 JDoc
article: ellis_1989_JDoc_behavioural_approach_IR_syste
m_design.pdf
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8 10/15 MPT II: TA will cover the following: 1) Post 4: Analyze Your Behavior with an
Theories, MPT (Sunday October 21)
paradigms, Case, D. O., & Given, L. M. (2016). Metatheories,
metatheories theories, and paradigms. Chapter 8 (pp. 177-216) in their
Looking for information: A survey of research on
information seeking, needs, and behavior (4th ed.).
Bingley, UK: Emerald.
CLASSIC ARTICLE: Chatman, E. (1996). Impoverished
Life World of Outsiders. Journal of the American Society
for Information Science 47(3): 193-
206. https://doi.org/10.1002/(SICI)1097-
4571(199603)47:3<193::AID-ASI3>3.0.CO;2-T
DISCUSSION LEADERS WILL COVER THE
FOLLOWING ARTICLES:

Kwon, N. (2017). How work positions affect the research


activity and information behaviour of laboratory scientists
in the research lifecycle: applying activity theory.
Information Research, 22(1), 1–
29. http://www.informationr.net/ir/22-1/paper744.html

Walton, G., (2017). Information literacy is a subversive


activity: developing a research-based theory of information
discernment. Journal of Information Literacy, 11(1), 137–
155. https://doi.org/10.11645/11.1.2188
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METHODS
9 10/22 Methods I: Case, D. O., & Given, L. M. (2016). Research design, methodology, and PAPER 1 DUE BY MIDNIGHT
Methodology & methods. Chapter 9 (pp. 217-276) in their Looking for information: A survey of SUNDAY OCTOBER 28
Methods research on information seeking, needs, and behavior (4th ed.). Bingley, UK:
Emerald.

10 10/29 Methods II: Kostagiolas, P., Lavranos, C., Martzoukou, K., & Papadatos, J. (2017). The role
Quantitative & of personality in musicians’ information seeking for creativity. Information 1) Post 5: Topic &
Research, 22(2), 1–20. http://InformationR.net/ir/22-2/paper756.html Annotated Bibliography
Evaluation
Part 1
Preusse, K. C., Mitzner, T. L., Fausset, C. B., & Rogers, W. A. (2017). Older (Sunday November 4)
Adults’ Acceptance of Activity Trackers. Journal of Applied Gerontology, 36(2),
127–155. https://doi.org/10.1177/0733464815624151

11 11/5 Methods III: Costello, K. L., Martin, J. D., & Edwards Brinegar, A. (2017). Online disclosure
of illicit information: Information behaviors in two drug forums. Journal of the 1) Post 6: Topic & Annotated
Qualitative & Bibliography Part 2
Association for Information Science and Technology, 68(10), 2439–
Mixed
2448. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.23880 (Sunday November 11)

Jones, L. M., Wright, K. D., Wallace, M. K., & Veinot, T. (n.d.). “Take an
opportunity whenever you get it”: Information sharing among African-American
women with hypertension. Journal of the Association for Information Science
and Technology. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.23923
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REVIEWING & CRITIQUING
12 11/19 RCR I: 1) Post 7: Concepts & Themes
Roles and Contexts WritingtheMiniLitReview12mar2012.pdf from the Literature
(Sunday November 25)

Case, D. O., & Given, L. M. (2016). Research by roles and contexts.


Chapter 10 (pp. 277-348) in their Looking for information: A survey of
research on information seeking, needs, and behavior (4th ed.). Bingley,
UK: Emerald.

Groups with only 2 discussion leaders, you only need to do 2 articles, your
choice:

Cole, C., Beheshti, J., & Abuhimed, D. (2017). A relevance model for
middle school students seeking information for an inquiry-based class
history project. Information Processing & Management, 53(2), 530–546.

Ndumbaro, F., & Mutula, S. M. (2017). Collaborative information


behaviour of butterfly farmers in Eastern Usambara Mountains, Tanzania.
Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science, 22(2), 15–29.

Rowley, J., Johnson, F., & Sbaffi, L. (2017). Gender as an influencer of


online health information-seeking and evaluation behavior. Journal of the
Association for Information Science & Technology, 68(1), 36–47.
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13 11/26 RCR II: Moring, C. (2017). Newcomer information seeking: the role of
information seeking in newcomer socialization and learning in the 1) Post 8: Proposed
Diversity and workplace. Information Research, 22(1), 1–14. Study
Inclusion
(Sunday December 2)
Radad, I., Behzadi, H., & Zadehrahim, S. (2017). Information
seeking behaviour of ordinary and elite saffron farmers in Iran.
Electronic Library, 35(2), 233–245.

Sanfilippo, M., Yang, S., & Fichman, P. (2017). Trolling here, there,
and everywhere: Perceptions of trolling behaviors in context. Journal of
the Association for Information Science and Technology, 68(10), 2313–
2327. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.23902

RCR III: Case, D. O., & Given, L. M. (2016). Reviewing, critiquing, 1) FINAL PAPER 2
14 12/3 Evaluating DUE BY
concluding. Chapter 11 (pp. 349-366) in their Looking for
Research and Its MIDNIGHT
information: A survey of research on information seeking, needs, and SUNDAY
Impact behavior (4th ed.). Bingley, UK: Emerald. DECEMBER 9
2) Post 9: Impact
(Sunday December 9)
NO ADDITIONAL READINGS THIS WEEK.