volume 65, issue 8/9, P502-518 2016
DOI: 10.1108/lr-03-2016-0026
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Irene Lopatovska, Deanna Sessions

Abstract: Purpose A study examined reading strategies in relation to information-seeking stages, tasks and reading media in an academic setting. Understanding reading practices and needs in the context of information-seeking can refine our understanding of user choices and preferences for information sources (e.g. textbooks, articles, multimedia content) and media (e.g. print and digital tools used for reading). It can also help to examine the changes in reading practices brought about by digital devices and content. …

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