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Volume 11 No 4 July, 2006


Papers presented at ISIC 2006: the 6th Information Seeking in Context Conference, Sydney, Australia, 19-21 July, 2006 — Part I

T.D. Wilson
A re-examination of information seeking behaviour in the context of activity theory

Reijo Savolainen
Spatial factors as contextual qualifiers of information seeking

Joan C. Durrance, Maria Souden, Dana Walker & Karen E. Fisher
Community problem-solving framed as a distributed information use environment: bridging research and practice

Judit Bar-Ilan, Nira Shalom, Snunith Shoham, Shifra Baruchson-Arbib & Irith Getz
The role of information in a lifetime process – a model of weight maintenance by women over long time periods

Ross J. Todd
From information to knowledge: charting and measuring changes in students' knowledge of a curriculum topic

Jannica Heinström
Fast surfing for availability or deep diving into quality - motivation and information seeking among middle and high school students

Jennifer Berryman
What defines 'enough' information? How policy workers make judgements and decisions during information seeking: preliminary results from an exploratory study

C. Nadine Wathen and Roma M. Harris
An examination of the health information seeking experiences of women in rural Ontario, Canada.

Natalya Godbold
Beyond information seeking: towards a general model of information behaviour.

Diane H. Sonnenwald
Challenges in sharing information effectively: examples from command and control.

Other peer-reviewed papers

M. Weideman and F. Schwenke
The influence that JavaScript™ has on the visibility of a Website to search engines - a pilot study

Ricardo Baeza-Yates and José A. Pino
Towards formal evaluation of collaborative work

Carole George, Alice Bright, Terry Hurlbert, Erika C. Linke, Gloriana St. Clair and Joan Stein
Scholarly use of information: graduate students' information seeking behaviour

Kristin R. Eschenfelder, Robert Glenn Howard & Anuj C. Desai
The ethics of DeCSS posting: towards assessing the morality of the Internet posting of DVD copyright circumvention software.

ball  Resúmenes en Español

  Watch this: Ajax, YUI and Web 2.0 — one of a series of occasional columns by Terrence A. Brooks of the Information School, University of Washington, USA.

Call for papers: Activity Theory and Information Studies


ball  Connerley, Mary L. and Pedersen, Paul B. Leadership in a diverse and multicultural environment: developing awareness, knowledge, and skills. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2005.

ball  Curzon, Susan Carol. Managing change: a how-to-do-it manual for librarians. London: Facet Publishing, 2006.

ball  Einspruch, Eric L. An introductory guide to SPSS® for Windows®. 2nd ed. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, 2005.

ball  Gordon, Rachel Singer. The nextgen librarian's survival guide. Medford, NJ: Information Today, Inc., 2006.

ball  Luenberger, David G. Information science. Princeton, NJ; Oxford: Princeton University Press. 2006.

ball  Newman, M., Barabási, A-L. and Watts, D.J. The structure and dynamics of networks. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2006.

ball  Oates, Briony J. Researching information systems and computing. London: Sage Publications, 2006.

ball  Spink, Amanda and Cole, Charles (Eds.). New directions in human information behaviour. Dordrecht: Springer, 2006.

ball  Swinford, Echo Fixing PowerPoint annoyances. How to fix the most annoying things about your favorite presentation program. Sebastopol, CA: O'Reilly, 2006.

ball  Tatnall, Arthur (Ed.). Web portals: The new gateways to Internet information and services. Hershey, PA: Idea Group Publishing, 2005.

What's in the open access e-journals?

Conference announcements

ball A message to Conference organizers.

Information, Communication, Society. 10th Anniversary International Symposium, University of York, 20th-22nd September 2006

First International Symposium on Information Interaction in Context (IIiX) 18-20 October, 2006, Copenhagen, Denmark

International Conference on Digital Libraries, 5-8 December, 2006, New Delhi, India

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