Presented at ASIST 2010, October 22–27, 2010 Pittsburgh, PA, USA.
Characterizing environmental information users†
Article first published online: 3 FEB 2011
Copyright © 2010 by American Society for Information Science and Technology
Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology
Volume 47, Issue 1, pages 1–2, November/December 2010
How to Cite
Normore, L. (2010), Characterizing environmental information users. Proc. Am. Soc. Info. Sci. Tech., 47: 1–2. doi: 10.1002/meet.14504701429
- Issue published online: 3 FEB 2011
- Article first published online: 3 FEB 2011
The information seeking and use characteristics of three groups of individuals interested in environmental information are described using a data consolidation technique known in the human-computer interaction field as “persona”. These user archetypes show differences in the information sources sought, information behaviors shown, and in the information products generated by researchers, environmental educators, and members of the public involved in the environmental movement.