Paper – Visitors and Residents: What Motivates Engagement with the Digital Information Environment?
Connaway, Lynn Silipigni, David White, Donna Lanclos, & Alison Le Cornu. 2013. Visitors and Residents: What Motivates Engagement with the Digital Information Environment? Information Research, 18,1 (paper 556).
“The project is an attempt to fill the gap in user behavior studies identified in the JISC Digital Information Seeker Report…Although the project continues through 2014, the initial findings indicate that students in the emerging educational stage (late stage secondary school to first year undergraduate) use smart phones and laptop computers to access Wikipedia, Google, teachers or professors, friends and peers to get information for their academic studies.”