Article

Information behaviors in disadvantaged and dependent circumstances and the role of information intermediaries

Citation

Buchanan S, Jardine C & Ruthven I (2019) Information behaviors in disadvantaged and dependent circumstances and the role of information intermediaries. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology, 70 (2), pp. 117-129. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24110

Abstract
This article provides the first empirical study focused exclusively on the information intermediary role in disadvantaged (socioeconomic) and dependent (support) circumstances. We report findings from interviews and focus groups with 49 UK state and voluntary sector professionals providing support to young (

Journal
Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology: Volume 70, Issue 2

StatusPublished
FundersEconomic and Social Research Council
Publication date28/02/2019
Publication date online16/11/2018
Date accepted by journal01/07/2018
URLhttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/29290
PublisherWiley