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Call # ZA3075 .E94 2011
Title Everyday information : the evolution of information seeking in America / edited by William Aspray and Barbara M. Hayes
Imprint Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, c2011
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Descript. 359 p. ; 24 cm
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Information behavior -- United States -- Case studies
Information society -- United States -- History -- Case studies
Human information processing -- History -- Case studies
Information retrieval -- United States -- History -- Case studies
Alt Author Aspray, William
Hayes, Barbara M., 1955-
OCLC # 631747597
Table of Contents
1.Introduction / Barbara M. Hayes1
2.One Hundred Years of Car Buying / William Aspray9
3.Informed Giving: Information on Philanthropy in Everyday Life / Barbara M. Hayes71
4.Airline Travel: A History of Information-Seeking Behavior by Leisure and Business Passengers / Jeffrey R. Yost121
5.Genealogy as a Hobby / James W. Cortada157
6.Sports Fans and Their Information-Gathering Habits: How Media Technologies Have Brought Fans Closer to Their Teams over Time / Nathan Ensmenger185
7.Information in the Hobby of Gourmet Cooking: Four Contexts / Jenna Hartel217
8.Transformation of Public Information in the United States / Angela Newell249
9.Active Readership: The Case of the American Comics Reader / William Aspray277
10.Information Exchange and Relationship Maintenance among American Youth: The Case of Text Messaging / Barbara M. Hayes305
11.Conclusion / Barbara M. Hayes329
 Editors and Contributors341