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Information Behavior of Korean Residents in Mid-West Area of the U.S.

  • Journal of Korean Library and Information Science Society
  • Abbr : JKLISS
  • 2008, 39(2), pp.39-63
  • DOI : 10.16981/kliss.39.2.200806.39
  • Publisher : Korean Library And Information Science Society
  • Research Area : Interdisciplinary Studies > Library and Information Science

LEE,JAE WHOAN 1

1부산대학교

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ABSTRACT

The purpose of this study is to investigate unique features in the everyday information behavior of Korean Americans, in particular, the sub-group residing in the Mid-west area such as Ohio, Kentucky, and Indiana. Major focus was on undercovering the impacts of ethnic identity and residential environment on their information behavior. The data for discussion were mainly collected by a full-scale survey and in-depth interviews. In conclusion, suggested is the promotion of information welfare policies that are appropriate for the various and complicate information behaviors of ethnic minority groups(such as Korean Americans).

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