vol. 27, Special issue, October, 2022

Proceedings of ISIC: the information behaviour conference
Berlin, Germany, 26 - 29 September, 2022

Edited by Laura Rothfritz and Elke Greifeneder



Everyday life and leisure

Ileana Caceres and Souvick Ghosh, The sound of music: from increased personalization to therapeutic values.

Mengjia Lu, Morgan Harvey, and Orland Hoeber, What’s interrupting your search? A diary study of everyday mobile search interruptions.

Anna Mierzecka and Marcin Łączyński, For the win! Information needs in discourse of board gamers’ online communities.

Niloofar Solhjoo, Maja Krtalić and Anne Goulding, 'I learn each day.' The informational lifeworld of dog and cat guardians in New Zealand.

Short papers

Keith Munro, Perla Innocenti and Mark Dunlop, Exploring information behaviour and meaningful experience amongst hikers on the West Highland Way.

Yazdan Mansourian, The passion and pleasure of information sharing in pottery practice.

Yao Zhang, Yue Ming, Yuelin Li and Yulin Yang, An empirical study on university students' continuous utilization of fitness apps in China.

Academia: researchers and students

Lynne Beveridge, Stephann Makri, and Andrew MacFarlane, 'I’m just not sure.' The persistence of uncertainty in the information seeking of undergraduate students with dyslexia.

Lisa Börjesson, Isto Huvila, and Olle Sköld, Information needs on research data creation.

Gertruida Elizabeth du Toit, Madely du Preez, and Hester Meyer, Investigating the influences of context on the information seeking behaviour of first-generation students.

Elena Maceviciute, and Fausta Kepaliene, Factors influencing Lithuanian researchers’ use of open access repositories as a publishing channel.

Chang Liu, and Xinyue Wang, Exploration of students’ information behaviour and experience of assignment completion process

Short paper

Yi-Yu Wang, and Chi-Shiou Lin, Artefactual literacy-related abilities for historians’ effective seeking and use of primary resources.

User groups

Paulina Bressel, Information needs of young adults with cancer in Germany.

Sanjica Faletar, Kornelija Petr Balog, Meri Bajić, and Boris Badurina, Information needs and behaviour of incarcerated persons in Croatia: findings from a national quantitative study.

Vera Hillebrand, An ageist perspective on age and older adults in information behaviour research.

Robb Conrad Lauzon, Information-seeking behaviour of opinion leaders

Ágústa Pálsdóttir, Acceptance of new health and communication technology by older adults

Samara Velte, Exploring the role of context models in memory-building: the completion of informative voids and the re-organisation of narratives in second-hand memories.

Theoretical conceptualisations & frameworks

Marina Milosheva, Hazel Hall, Peter Robertson, and Peter Cruickshank, Capturing career information use in everyday life: introducing the CIEL conceptual framework.

Short papers

Hugh Samson, Informational balance

Helene Hellmich, and Jesse David Dinneen, Making space for the future: the importance of deletion for librarianship and information science and the information society.

Health information behaviour/COVID-19 pandemic

Leanne Bowler, ‘Confused, scared, hopeless, unsure.’ Teens looking for information about COVID-19

Ahmed Shehata and Khadija Alnadabi, Factors affecting undergraduate students’ information sharing behaviour when dealing with COVID-19 misinformation: the theory of reasoned action.

Rajesh Singh, The good, the bad, and the notable: COVID-19 information experiences.

Maedeh Ghorbanian Zolbin, Shengnan Han and Shahrokh Nikou, Effective factors influencing individual’s shared health decision making

Short papers

Joan C. Bartlett, and Aaron Bowen-Ziecheck, Young adults’ information behaviour during the COVID-19 pandemic: a pilot study.

Leyla Dewitz, Positioning digital well-being in health information behaviour.

Rebekah Willson, Stephann Makri, Dana McKay, and Philips Ayeni, Precarity and progression during a pandemic. Preliminary findings from a study of early career academics’ information behaviour during COVID-19

The information behaviour field

Jenna Hartel, Information behaviour videos on YouTube: an exploratory content analysis, case study of INFIDEOS, and call to action.

Amy VanScoy, Heidi Julien, Annette Buckley, and Jon Goodell, Theory usage in empirical research in ISIC conference papers (1996-2020).

Short paper

Elke Greifeneder, and Kirsten Schlebbe, How things fit together: a general model of the information behaviour field.

Affect and emotion

Jannica Heinstrom, Shahrokh Nikou, and Eero Sormunen, Avoiding negative information as a strategy for emotion regulation.

Danica Pawlick-Potts, Is anybody in there? Towards a model of affect and trust in human – AI information interactions

Lin Wang, Su Yan, Yuhan Wang, Junping Qiu, and Yuchen Zhang, Do mobile social media undermine our romantic relationships? The influence of fear-of-missing-out on young people’s romantic relationships.

Business, workplace and experts

Joanne Du Hommet, Madjid Ihadjadene, and Luc Grivel, Information practices in coopetition context: the case of a large video game company.

Suraj Ibrahim, Rita Marcella, and Alan MacLennan, Indicative findings from a study of information behaviour in digital business ideation: insights from the developing world.

Johanna Zellmer, Stefanie Elbeshausen, and Christa Womser-Hacker, Elicitation of requirements for innovative visual patent retrieval based on interviews with experts.

Short papers

Jiangfeng Hu, Lihong Zhou and Di Wang, Territorial barriers in interagency government data sharing.

Lihong Zhou, Jiangfeng Hu, and Jie Xu, Understanding interagency relationships in the sharing of government data: a meta-analysis.

Spiritual information practices and meaning-making

Nadia Caidi, Cansu Ekmekcioglu, Rojin Jamali, and Priyank Chandra, Socially-distant fasting: information practices of young muslims during the COVID-19 pandemic

Pranay Nangia, and Ian Ruthven, Spiritual information and meaning-making: exploring personal narratives of residents at a contemplative spiritual retreat centre.

Hilary Yerbury, Pethigamage Perera, and Michael Olsson, Conceptions of place in the information practices of the Mahamewnawa Asapuwa Temple community.

Information literacy

Mette Skov, Tanja Svarre, and Marianne Lykke, Student experience of digital learning tools: Information literacy training in higher education.

Dijana Šobota, and Sonja Špiranec, Informed, active, empowered: research into workers’ information literacy in the context of rights at work.

Short paper

Laurine Oldenburg, and Joachim Griesbaum, Everyday information literacy in rural areas.

Information sharing and online communities

Ari Martti Haasio, J. Tuomas Harviainen, and Lasse Hämäläinen, “Biodynamically cultivated hash, confidentially”: information sharing on the dark web

Michael Olsson, Architectures, algorithms & agency: the information practices of YouTube content creators

Lin Wang, Yajing Liu, Wenjun Han, Junping Qiu, The influence of users' dark triad on knowledge contribution behavior on social Q&A sites

Thanks to Laura Rothfritz and Elke Greifeneder, for organizing the conversion of the papers to html. The papers were double-blind, peer-reviewed for the Conference but have not been through the journal's copy-editing and final proof-reading and, in general, may not fully conform to the journal's style requirements and standards. The papers are listed under the session theme headings.