Web Information Monitoring Services: A Theoretical Framework to Take Humanity Students Beyond Information Seeking Skills

By Ina Fourie.

Published by The Humanities Collection

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Discusses the value and use of web monitoring services for humanity students. A theoretical framework for teaching such skills is proposed.

Keywords: Information Monitoring, Information Monitoring Services, Alerting Services, Information Literacy, Humanities, Students, World Wide Web

International Journal of the Humanities, Volume 3, Issue 5, pp.135-142. Article: Print (Spiral Bound). Article: Electronic (PDF File; 1.804MB).

Prof Ina Fourie

Ina Fourie is an Associate Professor at the Department of Information Science, University of Pretoria. She teaches aspects of information organisation and retrieval on undergraduate and postgraduate level. Her research interests include information seeking behaviour, current awareness services, instructional design, indexing, abstracting, distance and telematic teaching. She is a member of CILIP, UKOLUG, ASIS & T, and a number of local associations. She is a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Online Information Review, regular book reviewer for Online Information Review and The Electronic Library, and occasionally for other journals. She is also a reviewer for the South African National Research Foundation.


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