Users & use: An exploration of the interaction between the user and the digital archive

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dc.contributor.advisor Pitt, Ian en
dc.contributor.author Johnson, Andrea
dc.date.accessioned 2014-01-22T11:31:12Z
dc.date.issued 2013
dc.date.submitted 2013
dc.identifier.citation Johnson, A. 2013. Users & use: An exploration of the interaction between the user and the digital archive. PhD Thesis, University College Cork. en
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10468/1322
dc.description.abstract This thesis will examine the interaction between the user and the digital archive. The aim of the study is to support an in-depth examination of the interaction process, with a view to making recommendations and tools, for system designers and archival professionals, to promote digital archive domain development. Following a comprehensive literature review process, an urgent requirement for models was identified. The Model of Contextual Interaction presented in this thesis, aims to provide a conceptual model through which the interaction process, between the user and the digital archive, can be examined. Using the five-phased research development framework, the study will present a structured account of its methods, using a multi-method methodology to ensuring robust data collection and analysis. The findings of the study are presented across the Model of Contextual Interaction, and provide a basis on which recommendations and tools for system designers have been made. The thesis concludes with a summary of key findings, and a reflective account of how the findings and the Model of Contextual Interaction have impacted digital provision within the archive domain and how the model could be applied to other domains. en
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dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher University College Cork en
dc.rights © 2013, Andrea Johnson. en
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ en
dc.subject Digital archives en
dc.subject.lcsh Human-computer interaction en
dc.subject.lcsh Archives en
dc.title Users & use: An exploration of the interaction between the user and the digital archive en
dc.type Doctoral thesis en
dc.type.qualificationlevel Doctoral en
dc.type.qualificationname PhD (Science) en
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dc.check.date 10000-01-01
dc.description.version Accepted Version
dc.description.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.internal.school Computer Science en
dc.check.reason This thesis contains information that was provided in confidence en
dc.check.opt-out Yes en
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dc.check.embargoformat E-thesis on CORA only en
dc.internal.conferring Autumn Conferring 2013 en


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