What is Information Behavior ?

the information behavior refers to the study of how people need , seek , give ,and use information in different contexts, including the workplace and everyday living . it’s also a process that includes multiple stages of question asking and refining, information gathering and evaluating…synthesis and use of information .

Of course you must be asking yourself why would i spend time studying information behaviour ? well , let me tell you that iformation behavior will let you identify different user groups and their information needs ; i mean you’ll get to know how people think and behave in response to information needs , you’ll also have patterns of behavious .

Also , the study of information bahavior will give you the chance to identify the best practices to inform information system design .



  1. Texte intéressant. Mais, il serait intéressant de connaître le contexte envisagé. Le développement semble proche de la recherche marketing. Si c’est le cas, n’allons nous pas trop loin dans la démarche ? Nous avons vu ce que donnent les finalités des réseaux sociaux.


    1. Oui ça dépend toujours du contexte , ‘ Information behavior ‘ peut servir dans le développement et aussi à la recherche marketing .. ça dépend du besoin , et sans oublier de mentionner que les réseaux sociaux sont entrain d’évoluer grâce à ‘ Information behavior ‘ pour extraire les méta-données des internautes pour optimiser les publicités …

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