Accidental Information Discovery: Cultivating Serendipity in the Digital Age (Chandos Information Professional) (Paperback)

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By Tammera M. Race (Editor), Stephann Makri (Editor)
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Accidental Information Discovery: Cultivating Serendipity in the Digital Age provides readers with an interesting discussion on the ways serendipity--defined as the accidental discovery of valued information--plays an important role in creative problem-solving.

This insightful resource brings together discussions on serendipity and information discovery, research in computer and information science, and interesting thoughts on the creative process. Five thorough chapters explore the significance of serendipity in creativity and innovation, the characteristics of serendipity-friendly tools and minds, and how future discovery environments may encourage serendipity.



Product Details
ISBN: 9781843347507
ISBN-10: 1843347504
Publisher: Chandos Publishing
Publication Date: June 14th, 2016
Pages: 136
Language: English
Series: Chandos Information Professional