[Siguse-l] browsing vs searching
Kora at it.lth.se
Tue Nov 25 04:51:42 EST 2003
I am looking for literature on browsing vs searching, related to user interface design.
My question is which mode do users prefer and when do they get better results: when there is only a search box or when there is a browsing tree (like the one of Yahoo categories or those in controlled subject gateways based on traditional library classification schemes).
I have found some literature, which I attach below. I am not sure if I missed some important papers, and if so, your help would be highly appreciated.
Any advice is very welcome!
Thank yo very much.
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Koraljka Golub, PhD Student
Member of KnowLib, Knowledge Discovery and Digital Library Research Group, http://www.it.lth.se/knowlib/
Department of Information Technology, Lund University
P.O. Box 118, SE-221 00 Lund, Sweden
Tel: +46 46 222 75 76
Fax: +46 46 222 4714
E-mail: koraljka.golub at it.lth.se
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Here is what seem relevant that I´ve found so far (please excuse inconsistency in citation style):
Bates, M. J. (1989). The design of browsing and berrypicking techniques
for the online search interface. Online Review, 13(5), 407-424.
Kwasnik, B. (1992). A descriptive study of the functional components of
Rada, R., and Murphy, C. 1992. Searching versus browsing in hypertext.
Shan-ju Chang and Ronald E. Rice, "Browsing: a multidimensional
framework," Annual review of information science and technology
28:231-276 (1993). 164 references.
Barbara M. Wildemuth. Defining Search Success: Evaluation of Searcher
Performance in Digital Libraries
Martin Kurth and Thomas A Peters, "Browsing in information systems: an
extensive annotated bibliography of the literature," Library hi tech
bibliography 10: x, 275 (1995).
Marchionini, G. (1995). Browsing strategies. Information Seeking in
Electronic Environments. NY: Cambridge University Press. (Chapter 6,
Nevill-Manning, C. G., Witten, I. H., & Paynter, G. W. (1997). Browsing
in digital libraries: A phrase-based approach. Proceedings of the 2nd
ACM International Conference on Digital Libraries, 230-236.
Twidale, M. B., Nichols, D. M., & Paice, C. D. (1997). Browsing is a
collaborative process. Information Processing & Management, 33(6),
Chun Wei Choo, Brian Detlor, Don Turnbull. 1998 ASIS Annual Meeting
Contributed Paper. A Behavioral Model of Information Seeking on the Web
-- Preliminary Results of a Study of How Managers and IT Specialists Use
Williamson, K. 1998. Discovered by chance: the role of incidental
information acquisition in an ecological model of information use. //
Library and information science research, 20, 23-40.
S. Geffner, D. Agrawal, A. El Abbadi, T. Smith. Browsing large digital
library collections using classification hierarchies
November 1999 // Proceedings of the eighth international conference on
Information and knowledge management
Pirolli, P., & Card, S. (1999) Information foraging. Psychological
Review. 106 (4): pp. 643-675.
Choo, C. W., Detlor, B., & Turnbull, D. (2000). Information Seeking on
the Web: An Integrated Model of Browsing and Searching. First Monday,
Nina Wacholder, David K. Evans, Judith Klavans: Automatic identification
and organization of index terms for interactive browsing. 126-134. JCDL
Rice, R.E., McCreadie, M. and Chang, S-J. ACCESSING AND BROWSING
INFORMATION AND COMMUNICATION: AN INTERDISCIPLINARY APPROACH .
Cambridge, MA: The MIT Press (2001)
Esp. Part II: Browsing Information and Communication
A Common but Not Well Understood Phenomenon
Confusion between Browsing and Searching
A Bias Toward Specific, Direct Searching
New Issues Raised by Information Technology
Malika Mahoui, Sally Jo Cunningham:
Search Behavior in a Research-Oriented Digital Library. 13-24 //ECDL2001
Fu Limin ; Salvendy Gavriel. The contribution of apparent and inherent
usability to a user's satisfaction in a searching and browsing task on
the Web // Ergonomics, 2002 Volume: 45 Issue: 6 Pages: 415-424
CASE, DONALD O. Looking for Information: A Survey of Research on
Information Seeking, Needs, and Behavior. San Diego, CA: Academic Press,
2002. Pg. 84-88 and a few other pages.
Christopher Olston, Ed H. Chi. ScentTrails: Integrating browsing and
searching on the Web. September 2003 ACM Transactions on
Computer-Human Interaction (TOCHI), Volume 10 Issue 3
Michael A. Katz and Michael D. Byrne. Effects of scent and breadth on
use of site-specific search on e-commerce Web sites. 198-220 // ACM
Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction. Volume 10, Number 3,
Marchionini, G. Toward a General Relation Browser: A GUI for Information
Architects Journal of Digital Information. 2003 4(1), JoDI.
Albers, M. and Kim, L. User web browsing characteristics using palm
handhelds for information retrieval.
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