Models of Information Seeking Behaviour: An Overview

Sudip Bhattacharjee


Information can be defined as a collection of facts organized in such a way that they have additional value beyond the value of the facts themselves. In simple word “information” can be defined as a processed data. Information, in the most restricted technical sense; it is an ordered sequence of symbols that can be interpreted as a message. This study aims to propose an overview of the various models and to find out how models are related to each other. These will serve the information community to illustrate that a number of factors which were responsible for, and contribute to, the different forms of sustainability of digital information services.


Models, Information Seeking, Information Seeking Behaviour, Digital Information Seeking Pattern

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