Theory in Information Behaviour Research by T.D. Wilson

A collection of chapters on key theories employed in research into information behaviour, i.e., how people interact with information. The chapters are written by known researchers who have employed the theories in their work.

A collection of chapters on key theories employed in research into information behaviour, i.e., how people interact with information. The chapters are written by known researchers who have employed the theories in their work.

There are eight chapters, covering activity theory, critical theory, personal construct theory, personality theory, practice theory, social cognitive theory, social phenomenology and theoretical approaches in Russia and Eastern Europe.

About T.D. Wilson

T.D. (Tom) Wilson is Professor Emeritus, University of Sheffield and Visiting Professor in the Universities of Borås (Sweden) and Leeds (UK). His research has spanned a number of areas including library cooperation, information management and IT strategies and policies, but he is probably best know for his work in the field of information behaviour. Tom holds a BSc in economics and sociology from the University of London, a PhD from the University of Sheffield and honorary doctorates from the University of Gothenburg in Sweden and the University of Murcia in Spain.

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