Human information behavior (HIB) is, like organization systems, its own field of study with a rich history. The study of HIB includes an individual’s or group’s actions and interactions with any information source: other people, books and libraries, mass media, and many others. Just the fact we are sentient beings receiving stimuli from our environment means information behavior is a constant presence in our lives—we are constantly processing and using information (you’re doing it right now!).
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Ding, W., Lin, X., Zarro, M. (2017). User Information Behavior and Design Implications. In: Information Architecture. Synthesis Lectures on Information Concepts, Retrieval, and Services. Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-031-02308-8_6
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