A Study on the Information Seeking Behavior through the Discourse Analysis of Casual Interactions among Wild-Goose Mothers

일상적 만남의 담화분석을 통한 정보탐색행위에 관한 연구: 기러기엄마를 중심으로

  • 박주범 (이화여자대학교 문헌정보학) ;
  • 정동열 (이화여자대학교 문헌정보학)
  • Received : 2012.05.16
  • Accepted : 2012.06.14
  • Published : 2012.06.30


This study focuses on the characteristics of information seeking behavior through the casual interactions which are regular contacts with others as information sources in the context of ELIS. Qualitative data were gathered using semi-structured one-to-one interviews with 9 wild-goose mothers in order to investigate the casual interactions. We identified information needs, patterns and characteristics of information seeking behavior through the casual interactions and the major interpretative repertoires.


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