Seeking Meaning: A Process Approach to Library and Information Services

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Libraries Unlimited, 2004 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 247 pages
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First published in 1993, this book presents a new process approach to library and information services. It gives a detailed description of the model of the information search process (ISP) and a framework for a process approach to library and information services. The author has completed substantial new work that expands the concepts and applications of the user-centered process approach presented in the first edition.

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I liked the book's premise, and I think Kuhlthau makes some good points, but the chapters (especially from about the middle 'till the penultimate chapter) became incredibly repetitive and the writing style was sometimes unnecessarily complex. Read full review

Contents

The Constructive Process in Library
1
Learning As a Process
13
The Information Search Process
29
Copyright

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About the author (2004)

CAROL COLLIER KUHLTHAU has been on the faculty of school of Communication, Information, and Library Studies, Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, since 1985. She has served as chair of the department and director of the Library and Information Science Master's Degree Program. She has had many awards including the American Library Association Jesse Shera Award for Outstanding Research, the Lazerow Distinguished Lectureship, Department of Library and Information Science, University of California, 1995, the Educational Media Association of New Jersey President's Award, 1997, and the American Association of School Librarians Distinguished Service Award, 2000. Her publications include many books, including the highly regarded first edition of the current book and numerous research articles.

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