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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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A new integrated model for multitasking during web searching

Multitasking information behaviour has been identified as an essential component for information behaviour process in IR environments and involves the information seeking process (Spink, Cole, and Waller, 2008). Information retrieval has also been explored because through that people are able to represent, store, seek, find, and filter new information. There are five main personal dimensions, […]

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