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 .