Information Experience : Approaches to Theory and Practice

Bruce, Christine S., Partridge, Helen L., Davis, Kate, Hughes, Hilary E., & Stoodley, Ian D. (Eds.) (2014) Information Experience : Approaches to Theory and Practice. Library and Information Science Series, 9. Emerald Group Publishing Limited, Bingley , UK.

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Abstract

"The German word for experience - Erlebnis - the experience of the life, to live through something - underpins this book: making visible scholarly opportunities for richer and deeper contextualizations and examinations of the lived-world experiences of people in everyday contexts as they be, do and become." (Ross Todd, Preface). Information experience is a burgeoning area of research and still unfolding as an explicit research and practice theme. This book is therefore very timely as it distils the reflections of researchers and practitioners from various disciplines, with interests ranging across information, knowledge, user experience, design and education. They cast a fresh analytical eye on information experience, whilst approaching the idea from diverse perspectives. Information Experience brings together current thinking about the idea of information experience to help form discourse around it and establish a conceptual foundation for taking the idea forward. It therefore "provides a number of theoretical lenses for examining people's information worlds in more holistic and dynamic ways." (Todd, Preface)

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ID Code: 74551
Item Type: Book
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Keywords: information experience
ISBN: 9781783508150
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > LIBRARY AND INFORMATION STUDIES (080700)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Education
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Science & Engineering Faculty
Deposited On: 30 Jul 2014 23:10
Last Modified: 08 Oct 2015 15:16

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