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“Information Needs Satisfaction and Seek 2015 : “Information Needs Satisfaction and Seeking Behaviour for Managing Information Services”


When Apr 20, 2015 - Apr 22, 2015
Where Prague, Czech Republic
Submission Deadline Jan 30, 2015
Notification Due Feb 15, 2015
Final Version Due Mar 30, 2015

Call For Papers

Call for Papers on ICCMIT 2015:

“Information Needs Satisfaction and Seeking Behaviour for Managing Information Services”

Objective and Motivation

The advancing information technologies and the internet are influencing the way information is integrated within various economic sectors as well as the corresponding management decision systems. The abundance of information however does not necessarily imply better informed decision makers, especially if their information behavioral patterns are not studied.

The conference session titled “Information Needs Satisfaction and Seeking Behaviour for Managing Information Services” welcomes theoretical and/or empirical papers from all areas of research (e.g. healthcare, education, agriculture, creative industries, library services and Museology, etc.) in regard to the study of information needs and information seeking behavior for each particular sector. Through the human information seeking perspectives the appropriate information systems and services can be developed in order to integrate specific information needs and behaviors into each particular sector.

Scope and Interests
Despite the advances in helathcare information technologies, internet applications and other information systems development, there are challenges/issues that need to be addressed due to the information hefaviour perspective. Information needs satisfaction and information seeking defines a multidisciplinary area of research which includes a wide variety of activities and behaviors that can be applied in many contents and economic sectors, i.e. healthcare, agriculture, education etc. The interaction of individuals with the information technologies and systems for satisfying their information needs may include, but not limited to, the following:
• Information needs and information needs satisfaction in various contexts
• Analysis of the contexts for information seeking
• Studies for information needs satisfaction
• Collaborative information seeking
• Usability studies and internet applications
• Models of information seeking behaviors
• Literature review of information needs studies, recent trends and perspectives
• Information and digital information literacy skills
• Impact of information, information technologies and internet behaviour studies
• Information retrieval studies
• Information services for quality and safety.

Paper Submission Important Dates

All instructions and templates for submission can be found in the ICCMIT 2015 web site: Please, contact the special session organizers if you are planning to submit any paper.

Paper abstract submission: until January 30, 2015
Notification of acceptance: February 15, 2015
Final paper submission and authors camera ready: March 30, 2015
Conference Dates: April 20-22, 2015

Assistant Prof. Petros A. Kostagiolas
Department of Archives, Library Science and Museology,
Faculty of Information Science and Informatics
Ionian University

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