Contents


Abstract

Acknowledgements

Report

Appendix 1. Data collection instruments

Appendix 2. Introductory paper published in D-Lib Magazine

Appendix 3. Paper presented at ISIC2 1998

Appendix 4. Paper presented at ISIC3, 2000

Appendix 5. Abstract of Dr. Spink's NSF grant

Appendix 6. Summary of an MSc thesis: "A study of user-intermediary computer interactions during the information search process"

Appendix 7. Papers submitted to journals: pre-referee drafts

Appendix 7.1 Information seeking and mediated searching. Part 1. Theoretical framework and research design

Appendix 7.2 Information seeking and mediated searching. Part 2. Uncertainty and its correlates

Appendix 7.3 Information seeking and mediated searching. Part 3. Successive searching.

Appendix 7.4 Information seeking and mediated searching. Part 4. Cognitive styles in information seeking analysis


Front PageReport

Uncertainty in information seeking, by Professor Tom Wilson, Dr. David Ellis, Nigel Ford, and Allen Foster
Library and Information Commission Research Report 59
ISBN 1 902394 31 3      ISSN 1466-2949
Grant number LIC/RE/019