I wrote a while ago about our new paper on the dark side of information: information overload, information anxiety, information avoidance and the like. Subsequently, the University's press office picked this up as something likely to have mass appeal, and a short piece has appeared in the University newsletter. The process by which this appeared… Continue reading Dark Side: is the news fit to print ?
My colleague Lyn Robinson and I have a paper appearing in the latest issue of Journal of Information Science, continuing our long-standing interests in the 'dark side' of information. The paper analyses the literature on a variety of issues, from information overload, information avoidance and library anxiety to the madness of crowds and the paradox… Continue reading Dark Side of Information