• Agarwal, N.K. (2011). Verifying survey items for Construct Validity: A two-stage Sorting Procedure for Questionnaire Design in Information Behavior Research. Proceedings of the ASIS&T 2011 Annual Meeting (Oct 9–13, New Orleans, LA).
  • Agarwal, N.K., Xu, Y. (C.), Poo, D.C.C. (2011). A Context-based Investigation into Source Use by Information Seekers. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, 62(6), 10871104.
  • Agarwal, N.K., Xu, Y.(C.), Lawrence, H. and Agarwal, A. (2012). Institutional Factors Affecting Source Use: A study of the Source Choice Behavior of Medical Residents. Poster selected for the Spring 2012 Faculty Showcase. Center for Applied & Community Research, Simmons College, May 16, 2012.
  • Anderson, J.C. and Gerbing, D.W. (1988) Structure equation modeling in practice: A review and recommended two-step approach. Psychological Bulletin, 103(3), p. 411423.
  • Appari, A., Johnson, M.E. and Anthony, D.L. (2009). HIPAA Compliance: An Institutional Theory Perspective. Proceedings of the Americas Conference on Information Systems (AMCIS 2009), August 6–9, 2009, San Francisco, CA. Retrieved April 6, 2012 from
  • Case, D.O. (2007). Looking for information: A Survey of Research on Information Seeking, Needs and Behavior (Second Edition). Oxford, UK: Academic Press.
  • DiMaggio, P. J., & Powell, W. W. (1983). The iron cage revisited: Institutional isomorphism and collective rationality in organizational fields. American Sociological Review, 48(2), 147160.
  • Erdelez, S. (2005). Information encountering. In Fisher, K.E., Erdelez, S. and McKechnie, L. (E.F.) (Eds.), Theories of information behavior. Medford, NJ: Information Today, for ASIS&T, 179184.
  • Scott, W.R. (2004). Institutional theory. In G. Ritzer (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Social Theory, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 408414.