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- Main Title Hunting and Gathering on the Information Savanna
Author: O'Connor, Brian ClarkCreator Type: PersonalCreator Info: University of North Texas
Author: Copeland, Jud H., 1943-Creator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Louisiana State University at Eunice
Contributor: Kearns, Jodi L.Creator Type: PersonalCreator Info: Kent State University
Name: Scarecrow PressPlace of Publication: [Lanham, Maryland]
- Creation: 2003
- Content Description: In this book, the authors offer three different arenas of nontrivial information seeking for our consideration: "Submarine Chasing" explores the thoughts of a highly decorated Cold War submarine hunter. "Bounty Hunting" involves a long and convoluted search for a reported bond skipper. "Engineering Design" presents a content analysis of the few works in epistemological foundations of engineering design activity. These stories, told at great length and in considerable detail, are framed within a foundational model that links the simple act of document seeking to the broader issue of making one's way through life in the physical world. In each case, the authors ramble, mull, and stumble upon ideas without the least prior constraint, developing some threads quite fully and leaving others to tease us, but never ever throwing us to the lions.
- Physical Description: 178 p.
- Keyword: information science
- Keyword: information retrieval
- Keyword: storage
- Keyword: searching behavior
- Keyword: information organization
Name: UNT Scholarly WorksCode: UNTSW
Name: UNT College of InformationCode: UNTCOI
- Rights Access: public
- ISBN: 0-8108-4760-4
- Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc83323
- Academic Department: Library and Information Science
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