Information need: introduction to the special issue

Pia Borlund, Ian Ruthven

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Information Need is one of the most significant and controversial concepts within Information Science. It is a concept that has one of the most substantial literatures within our field and appears widely across disciplines (Wilson, 2018) and extensively within both the research and practitioner literatures.
Original languageEnglish
Article number102103
Number of pages3
JournalInformation Processing and Management
Issue number2
Early online date23 Aug 2019
Publication statusPublished - 31 Mar 2020


  • information need
  • information seeking
  • information behaviour


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