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Multitasking Information Behavior, Information Task Switching and Anxiety: An Exploratory Study

People engage very often in multitasking behaviours because of the complexity of everyday life and work environments. As life becomes more complex, people engage in multiple actions with multiple roles (Bühneret al., 2006). Multitasking is a frequent human behaviour especially in environments, which are combined by multiple and complex information systems (Pesante et al.2001; Rubinstein […]

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A new model for Multitasking Information Behaviour on Web and its contribution

Information behaviour has been an important research area for many years in the field of information science. Multitasking information behaviour can be defined as the, “library search and use behaviours, or database or Web search sessions on multiple information tasks” (Spink, 2004, p. 336). Web seeking has been identified as multitasking information behaviour, which includes […]

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