What does a newcomer digital librarian need to know? Exploring information seeking behavior of newcomer digital librarians in academic libraries during organizational entry

研究成果: 書貢獻/報告類型會議貢獻

摘要

Digital librarianship, as a newly-created interdisciplinary specialization within librarianship, does not have a strong support for newcomer organizational socialization as the specialization itself is still evolving. This exploratory study, as one part of my dissertation, investigates the organizational socialization processes of newcomer digital librarians in ARL academic libraries. Following the well-developed procedures of Dervin's Sense-Making approach, this study focuses on the proactive, user-centered information seeking practices and processes during organizational entry. Specifically, the study investigates four dimensions of organizational socialization sense-making, including (1) situation: organizational situations that lead to needs for socialization information seeking; (2) gap: questions and confusions newcomer digital librarians have in situations in which information needs arise; (3) bridge: information seeking tactics that digital librarians use to acquire socialization information; and (4) outcome: positive and negative outcomes of socialization information acquisition.

原文英語
主出版物標題ASIST 2007 Proceedings of the 70th ASIS and T Annual Meeting - Joining Research and Practice
主出版物子標題Social Computing and Information Science
44
出版狀態已發佈 - 2007 十二月 1
事件3rd Electronic edition of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology - Milwaukee, WI, 美国
持續時間: 2007 十月 192007 十月 24

其他

其他3rd Electronic edition of the Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
國家美国
城市Milwaukee, WI
期間07/10/1907/10/24

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Information Systems
  • Library and Information Sciences

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    Chiu, M. H. (2007). What does a newcomer digital librarian need to know? Exploring information seeking behavior of newcomer digital librarians in academic libraries during organizational entry. 於 ASIST 2007 Proceedings of the 70th ASIS and T Annual Meeting - Joining Research and Practice: Social Computing and Information Science (卷 44)