Users of information sources and services

Users of information sources and services

Study Cycle: 2

Lectures: 15

Seminars: 15

Tutorials: 0

ECTS credit: 4

Lecturer(s): prof. dr. Vilar Polona

• Information needs
o Characteristics of information needs
o Types of information needs according to different criteria (development phase, types of users, context,...)
• Information behaviour
o Types of information behaviour: information seeking behaviour, information searching behaviour
o Models of information behaviour
o Related concepts: relevance, pertinence, salience, information encountering, avoiding information, information poverty,…
• Users
o Rights of users
o Types of users according to various criteria (age, academic or professional area, …)
o Users with special needs
o Communication and work with users