Selected Publications from Other Researchers Describing LIMB-Related Behavior

N.B., The initial emphasis here is on information science research; keep checking back for inclusion of literature from other domains.

Barzilai-Nahon, K. (2006). Gatekeepers, virtual communities and their gated: multidimensional tensions in cyberspace . International Journal of Communications, Law and Policy, 11, Autumn. Retrieved 27 February, 2007 from

Byström, K. & Järvelin, K. (1995). Task complexity affects information seeking and use. Information Processing & Management, 31, 191-213.

Chu, C.M. (1999). Immigrant children mediators (ICM): bridging the literacy gap in immigrant communities . Paper presented at the 65th IFLA Council and General Conference, Bangkok, 20-28 August.

Courtright, C. (2005). Health information seeking among Latino newcomers: an exploratory study. Information Research, 10(2) paper 224. Retrieved 25 February, 2007 from

Erdelez S. Information encountering. (2005). In: Fisher K E, Erdelez S, McKechnie L (E F), eds. Theories of information behavior. Medford , NJ : Information Today, p. 179-184.

Gross, M. (1995). The imposed query. RQ, 35(2), 236-243.

Harris, R. & Dewdney, P. (1994). Barriers to information: how formal systems fail battered women. Westport, CT : Greenwood Press.

Johnson, J. D. (1997). Cancer-related information seeking. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press.

Krikelas, J. (1983). Information seeking behaviour: patterns and concepts. Drexel Library Quarterly, 19, 5-20.

Kuhlthau, C. C. (2005). Towards collaboration between information seeking and information retrieval. Information Research, 10(2) paper 225. Accessed 1 December 2009 via

Leckie G.J., Pettigrew, K.E. & Sylvain, C. (1996). Modeling the information seeking of professionals: a general model derived from research on engineers, health care professionals and lawyers. Library Quarterly, 66, 161-193.

Metoyer-Duran, C. (1993). Information gatekeepers. Annual Review of Information Science and Technology, 28, 11-150.

Morey, O. (2007). Health information ties: preliminary findings on the health information seeking behaviour of an African-American community. Information Research, 12(2) paper 297. Accessed 25 February 2007 via

Rioux, K. (2005). Information acquiring-and-sharing. In: Fisher K E, Erdelez S, McKechnie L (E F), eds. Theories of information behavior. Medford , NJ : Information Today, p. 169-173.

Savolainen, R. (1995). Everyday life information seeking: approaching information seeking in the context of "way of life." Library and Information Science Research, 17(3), 259-294.

Twidale, M.B. (1999). Over the shoulder learning: supporting brief informal learning embedded in the work context. Technical Report UIUCLIS--1999/2+CSCW Accessed 1 December 2008 via

Wathen,C.N, Harris, R.M. (2006). An examination of the health information seeking experiences of women in rural Ontario, Canada. Inform Res [serial online], 11(4). Accessed 25 Feb 2007 via

Wathen, N., Harris, R. (2007). “I try to take care of it myself.” How rural women search for health information. Qualitative Health Research, 17(5), 639-651.

Williamson, K. (1998). Discovered by chance: the role of incidental information acquisition in an ecological model of information use. Library and Information Science Research, 20(1), 23-40.

Wilson, T.D. (1981). On user studies and information needs. Journal of Documentation, 37(1), 3-15.

Wilson, T.D. (1999). Models in information behaviour research. Journal of Documentation, 55(3), 249-70.

Wyatt, S., Harris, R., Wathen, N. (2008). The Go-betweens: health, technology, and info(r)mediation. In: Wathen, C.N., Wyatt, S., Harris, R. (Eds.) Mediating Health Information: The Go-Betweens in a Changing Socio-Technical Landscape. Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan., p. 1-17.