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Longitudinal study of end-user searching behaviour of law students in information retrieval.

Weijing Yuan

Longitudinal study of end-user searching behaviour of law students in information retrieval.

by Weijing Yuan

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Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Database searching.,
  • End-user computing.,
  • Human-computer interaction.,
  • Information storage and retrieval systems -- Law.

  • Edition Notes

    Thesis (Ph.D.)--University of Toronto, 1995.

    The Physical Object
    Pagination193 leaves.
    Number of Pages193
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18873697M
    ISBN 100612074102
    OCLC/WorldCa46508067

      The results presented here focus on student searching behavior and show that commercial Internet search engines dominate students' information-seeking strategy. Forty-five percent of students use Google as their first port of call when locating information, with the university library catalogue used by 10 percent of the sample. The lack of evidence for what actually predicts law school success is especially surprising since, after the s downturn, law schools now compete for fewer applicants. We fill this gap with a two‐school, 1,‐student, – longitudinal study.

    Past Dissertations Our doctoral students collaborate, push boundaries, and spark new ideas. View our full collection of their dissertations, dating back to Brian Dobreski, Ph.D. Values in knowledge organization standards: A value analysis of Resource Description & Access (RDA) Professor Barbara Kwasnik, Advisor Corey Jackson Jr., Ph.D. Characterizing. A longitudinal study of World Wide Web users' information-searching behavior. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 53 (2), Dalrymple, P.W. ().

    This article details the methodology and findings of a longitudinal study based on data spanning to , from over 1, students, at two law schools, Case Western Reserve University and the University of Colorado Law Schools. The study examines how data in the students’ – law school applications correlate with their – Introduction: This paper presents a qualitative exploration of university students' experience of searching an online public access catalogue. The study investigated how students conceptualise their searching process, as well as how students understand themselves as seekers of information. Method: Following a search task, thirty-eight university students were interviewed using a qualitative.


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Longitudinal study of end-user searching behaviour of law students in information retrieval by Weijing Yuan Download PDF EPUB FB2

Journal of the American Society for Information Science, v48 n3 p Mar Describes a study that investigated the effects of end-user search experience on searching behavior in the use of an online information retrieval system by monitoring the QUICKLAW searches of University of Toronto law students over a one-year by: The Ren study measuring increases in self shows that college students’ self-efficacy in electronic information searching was significantly higher after library instruction, which combined lecture, demonstration, hands-on practice, and an assignment of library electronic information searching.

This study investigated the effects of end-user search experience on searching behavior in the use of an online information retrieval system by monitoring the QUICKLAW searches of a group of law Author: Mu-Hsuan Huang.

End-user searching behavior i n information retrieval: A longitudinal study. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Techn ology 48 (3): Yuan, Weijing.

Longitudinal study of end-user searching behaviour of law students in information retrieval (PhD dissertation). University of Toronto.

This study investigated the effects of end-user search experience on searching behavior in the use of an online information retrieval system by monitoring the QUICKLAW searches of a group of law.

A recent study by Kadli and Hanchinal () on information seeking behaviour of law students in two law colleges of Mumbai identified the students' high dependency rate on books along with other.

Yuan, Weijing. Longitudinal study of end-user searching behaviour of law students in information retrieval (PhD dissertation). University of Toronto. Find it in print or ProQuest. Zhang, Xiangmin. A study of the effects of user characteristics on mental models of information retrieval systems (PhD dissertation).

University of. necessitating end-user to have conceptual and se mantic knowledge as well as technical. information retrieval studies.

Yuan, W. End-user searching behavior in information. Thomas Fisher Rare Book 1 + More; Subject. Evaluation 12 Information Services Longitudinal study of end-user searching behaviour of law students in information retrieval.

Yuan, Weijing. c Thesis In. organized by Faculty of Information Studies, University of Toronto, International Society of Knowledge Organization (ISKO) ; edited by.

The study is based on Kuhlthau's model of the information search process. The results of the study show that there is a close connection between the students' problem stages (mental model) in the task performance and the information sought, search tactics used, and the assessment of the relevance and utility of the information found.

Ellis’s Model of Information-seeking Behaviour. In (). End-user Searching Behavior in Information Retrieval: A Longitudinal Study. End-user Searching in a Large Library Network: A Case Study of Patent Attorneys. Yuan, W. () Longitudinal Study of End-user Searching Behavior of Law Students in Information Retrieval (dissertation, University of Toronto, Ontario).

Google Scholar Yuan, W. () ‘End-User Searching Behavior in Information Retrieval: A Longitudinal Study’, Journal of the American Society for Information Science 48 (3): – Sonnenwald, D.

H., Wildemuth, B. M., & Harmon, G. A research method to investigate information seeking using the concept of information horizons: An example from a study of lower socio-economic students' information seeking behaviour. New Review of Information Behaviour Research, Google Scholar. End-user Searching Behavior in Information Retrieval: A Longitudinal Study.

End-user Searching in a Large Library Network: A Case Study of Patent Attorneys. Information Search Process of Lawyers: A Call for ‘Just for Me’ Information Services. Information Sources Used by Lawyers in Problem-solving: An Empirical. The information behaviour of undergraduate law students was studied using a descriptive survey design with the aid of a self-structured, validated and reliable questionnaire as a tool for data collection.

The population of the study consist of all undergraduates law students in the Delta State University Faculty of Law Oleh Campus, Nigeria where a sample of students were. Building new ideas also involves the retrieval and modification of representations of existing ideas. The representations that a learner builds for a mathematical idea or procedure can take different forms – physical objects or actions on objects, words, and symbols, for example.

In order to get her 3rd grade students to memorize the poem written on the chalkboard, Mrs. Thyberg gives the students stickers for each poem they recite from memory. After earning 5 stickers, a student gets to pick a prize out of the goody box. Mrs. Thyberg is. This study provides a model which relates students' growth and development in research expertise to information search expertise.

The results show that every student went through three stages of information needs during graduate studies, and the changes in information needs reflect the students' growth in knowledge of their subject.

Mark Edgar Vale, Information Structure and the Information-Seeking Behavior of Lawyers () (unpublished Ph.D. dissertation, Stanford University). Alice J. Vollaro & Donald T. Hawkins, End-User Searching in a Large Library Network: A Case Study of Patent Attorneys, ONLINE, Julyat.

Otike, Japhet. “The Information Needs and Seeking Habits of Lawyers in England: A Pilot Study” () 31 The International Information & Library Review Weijing Yuan.

“End-user Searching Behavior in Information Retrieval: A Longitudinal Study” () 48 Journal of the American Society for Information Science Understanding what motivates participation is a central theme in the research on open source software (OSS) development. Our study contributes by revealing how the different motivations of OSS developers are interrelated, how these motivations influence participation leading to performance, and how past performance influences subsequent motivations.In order to get her 3rd grade students to memorize the poem written on the chalkboard, Mrs.

Thyberg gives the students stickers for each poem they can recite from memory. After earning 5 stickers, a student gets to pick a prize out of the goody box. Mrs. Thyberg is using a(n) _____ to modify the children's behaviors. a. token economy.