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  • Design of virtual worlds for accessing information : discovery of user preferences. 

    MacLennan, Alan (The Robert Gordon University The Robert Gordon University, Department of Information Management, 2007-12)
    This thesis describes a study carried out with the aim of discovering user preferences as to the design of 3-dimensional virtual worlds for accessing information. No literature was found which dealt with this topic, and ...
  • Immersed in cyberspace: an evaluation of a grounded theory approach to a study of user preferences. 

    MacLennan, Alan (CILIP http://www.lirgjournal.org.uk/lir/ojs/index.php/lir/article/view/493, 2012)
    MACLENNAN, A., 2012. Immersed in cyberspace: an evaluation of a grounded theory approach to a study of user preferences. Library and Information Research 36 (112), pp. 55-71.
    This paper describes a piece of research intended to establish user preferences for the design of virtual worlds for information retrieval, and reflects critically on the methodology adopted. Over 100 students and staff ...
  • User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. 

    MacLennan, Alan (World Scientific Publishing Co. Ltd., 2011-11)
    MACLENNAN, A., 2011. User preferences for virtual information retrieval: a qualitative study. New trends in qualitative and quantitative methods in libraries: selected papers presented at the 2nd Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries; Proceedings of the International Conference on QQML2010. Pp. 279-287.
    This paper presents results of a piece of research conducted in order to determine user preferences as to the nature of virtual worlds to be used as an environment for information retrieval. A study was carried out amongst ...