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Title
The Information Behavior of Indonesian Faculty Members on Social Media
Author(s)
Kurniasih, Nuning
Publisher
Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information
Publication Year
2019-09-30
Abstract
Currently there are many groups of Indonesian faculty members on social media. This research aims to find out the information behavior of Indonesian faculty members on social media, especially on Facebook, Telegram, and WhatsApp. The focus of this research is in-depth understanding of the needs, search, organization, and use of information by Indonesian faculty members on social media. This research is qualitative research using a virtual ethnographic approach. The research data was obtained through participatory observation, in-depth interviews, and a literature review. The selection of informants was done by purposive sampling, while triangulation was done by data sources and theories triangulation. The results showed that the information behavior of Indonesian faculty members on social media began with the need for information, choosing social media, choosing and entering into one or several groups, sharing information, and discussing in a group. Some faculty members keep the information, and some choose to ask when they need the information, even though the information has been discussed. The information obtained is used when they need it, and they usually share their experiences with other group members.
Keyword
Information behavior; Information needs; Information seeking behavior; Social media; Information organizing behavior; Information use behavior
Journal Title
Journal of Information Science Theory and Practice;Volume 7 Issue 4
ISSN
2287-4577
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https://repository.kisti.re.kr/handle/10580/15501
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