How well do LIS students collaborate when seeking out information?

This was presented at the most recent ASIS&T meeting.

PDF – Collaborative Information Seeking (CIS) Behavior of LIS Students and Undergraduate Students: An Exploratory Case Study

Within the text, it was noted that:

Participants enumerated several positive aspects of collaboration. Almost all of them agreed that having a second opinion was the most beneficial aspect of collaborative search. Participants mentioned that by collaborating on different tasks, they gained knowledge on new search strategies, features, filters, and limitations available on different databases and search engines and distinctive searching styles.


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