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Users—Information-Seeking Behavior / Users—Information Needs Analysis


Gender and Technology

Chow, Anthony S., and Rebecca A. Croxton. "Information-Seeking Behavior and Reference Medium Preferences."
     Reference & User Services Quarterly 51.3 (Spring 2012): 246-262.
Goeke, Richard J., and Mary Hogue. "The Impact of Gender and Experience on the Strength of the Relationships
     Between Perceived Data Warehouse Flexibility, Ease-of-Use, and Usefulness." Information Resources
     Management Journal
23.2 (2010): 1-19.
Kim, Yong-Mi. "Gender Role and the Use of University Library Website Resources: A Social Cognitive Theory Perspective."
      Journal of Information Science 36.5 (2010): 603-617.
Lim, Sook, and Nahyun Kwon. "Gender Differences in Information Behavior Concerning Wikipedia, an Unorthodox Information
      Source? Library & Information Science Research 32.3 (Jul 2010): 212-220.
Maghferat, Parinaz, and Wolfgang G. Stock. "Gender-Specific Information Search Behavior." Webology 7.2 (Dec 2010).
Urquhart, Christine, and Alison Yeoman. "Information Behaviour of Women: Theoretical Perspectives on Gender."
      Journal of Documentation 66.1 (2010): 113-139.

 

Women’s Health Information-Seeking

Apple, Rima. "Seeking Perfect Motherhood: Women, Medicine, and Libraries." Library Trends 60.4 (Apr 2012): 694-705.
McKay, Becky. "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and TRansgender Health Issues, Disparities, and Information Resources."
      Medical Reference Services Quarterly 30.4 (Oct-Dec 2011): 393-401.
Ofori, K., and A.D. Asare-Kyire. "Awareness of Traditional Beliefs and Taboos on Pregnancy and Lactation in Some
      Selected Areas of Ashanti Region in Ghana: The Role of the Medical Librarian." Ghana Library Journal
      21 (2011): 1-2.
Shabi, Iwok Nnah. "Information Literacy: A Catalyst for Health Information Seeking and Empowerment among Women
      in Rural Communities in Nigeria." PNLA Quarterly 76.3 (Spring 2012): 66-74.



Public Library Use by Women

Audunson, Ragnar, Sophie Essmat, and Svanhid Aabo. "Public Libraries: A Meeting Place for Immigrant Women?"
     Library & Information Science Research 33.3 (Jul 2011): 220-227.

 

Information Needs and Behaviors of Specific Populations:

Women Internationally

Anie, Sylvester Ozioma. "The Impact of Gender on the Use of the Digital Library at the University of Ibadan." Library Philosophy
     & Practice
(Jul 2011): 1-5.
Bakar, Ahmad Bakeri Abu. "Information Seeking Behaviours of Rural Women in Malaysia." Library Philosophy & Practice (2011).
Bassi, Musa Dauda, and Emmanuel Camble. "Gender Differences in Use of Electronic Resources in University Libraries of Adamawa
      State, Nigeria." Library Philosophy & Practice (Aug 2011): 7-15.
Halder, Santoshi, Anjali Ray, and P.K. Chakrabarty. "Gender Differences in Information Seeking Behavior in Three Universities
     in West Bengal, India." International Information & Library Review 42.4 (Dec 2010): 242-251.
Hart, Genevieve, and Ncumisa Mfazo. "Places for All? Cape Town's Public Library Services to Gays and Lesbians."
      South African Journal of Library & Information Science 76.2 (2010): 98-108.
Hossain, Arman, and Shariful Islam. "Information Needs of Rural Women: A Study of Three Villages of Bangladesh."
     Library Philosophy & Practice (Feb 2012): 1-15.
Hussain, Akhtar, Uzma Muzeeb, and Nishat Fatima. "A User Survey of Five Women's College Libraries in South Campus,
      University of Delhi, India." Library Philosophy & Practice (Aug 2011): 45-54.
Karim, Noor Harun Abdul, and Novera Afaq Ansari. "Examining the Effects of Gender, Nationality, and Bibliographic Instruction
     on Library Anxiety." Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science 16.2 (Oct 2011): 141-154.
Kwon, Nahyun, and Hana Song. "Personality Traits, Gender, and Information Competency Among College Students."
     Malaysian Journal of Library & Information Science 16.1 (2011): 87-107.
Saleh, Adam Gambo, and Fatima Ibrahim Lasisi. "Information Needs and Information Seeking Beahvior of Rural Women in
      Borno State, Nigeria. Library Philosophy & Practice (Feb 2011): 72-76.
Shabi, Iwok Nnah. "Information Literacy: A Catalyst for Health Information Seeking and Empowerment among Women
      in Rural Communities in Nigeria." PNLA Quarterly 76.3 (Spring 2012): 66-74.
Shoeb, Md. Zahid Hossain. "Perceptions of Library Services by Gender--A Study in Bangladesh." Libri: International Journal
      of Libraries & Information
60.4 (Dec 2010): 331-338.
Zaid, Yetunde Abosede, and S.O. Popoola. "Quality of Life Among Rural Nigerian Women: The Role of Information."
      Library Philosophy & Practice (2010).



LGBTQ Community

Ciszek, Matthew P. "Out on the Web: The Relationship Between Campus Climate and GLBT-related Web-based Resources
      in Academic Libraries." The Journal of Academic Librarianship 37.5 (Sep 2011): 430-436.
Greenblatt, Ellen, ed. Serving LGBTIQ Library and Archives Users: Essays on Outreach Services. Jefferson, NC: McFarland, 2011.
Hart, Genevieve. "A Study of Public Library Services to Gays and Lesbians." Cape Librarian 55.2 (2011): 10-11.
Hart, Genevieve, and Ncumisa Mfazo. "Places for All? Cape Town's Public Library Services to Gays and Lesbians."
      South African Journal of Library & Information Science 76.2 (2010): 98-108.
Helton, Rae. "Diversity Dispatch: Reaching Out to LGBT Library Patrons." Kentucky Libraries 74.2 (Spring 2010): 14-16.
McKay, Becky. "Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and TRansgender Health Issues, Disparities, and Information Resources."
      Medical Reference Services Quarterly 30.4 (Oct-Dec 2011): 393-401.
Mehra, Bharat, and Donna Braquet. "Progressive LGBTQ Reference: Coming Out in the 21st Century."
      Reference Services Review 39.3 (2011): 401-422.
Schaller, Susann. "Information Needs of LGBTQ College Students." Libri: International Journal of Libraries
      & Information Services
61.2 (Jun 2011): 100-115.
Thompson, Samantha. "I Wouldn't Normally Ask This...: Or, Sensitive Questions and Why People Seem More Willing to Ask
      Them at a Virtual Reference Desk." Reference Librarian 51.2 (Apr 2010): 171-174.




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