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Engaging and maintaining a sense of being informed: Understanding the tasks motivating twitter search

Elsweiler, David and Harvey, Morgan (2015) Engaging and maintaining a sense of being informed: Understanding the tasks motivating twitter search. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology (JASIST) 66 (2), pp. 264-281.

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Abstract

Micro-blogging services such as Twitter represent constantly evolving, user-generated sources of information. Previous studies show that users search such content regularly but are often dissatisfied with current search facilities. We argue that an enhanced understanding of the motivations for search would aid the design of improved search systems, better reflecting what people need. Building on ...

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Item type:Article
Date:2015
Institutions:Languages and Literatures > Institut für Information und Medien, Sprache und Kultur (I:IMSK) > Lehrstuhl für Informationswissenschaft
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10.1002/asi.23182DOI
Keywords:information seeking; search strategies
Dewey Decimal Classification:000 Computer science, information & general works > 004 Computer science
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes, this version has been refereed
Created at the University of Regensburg:Yes
Item ID:33974
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