The Next five years

Collaborative information seeking


Workshop on Social and Collaborative Information Seeking May 14-15 2015 Rutgers University Workshop report to download a summary of the workshop


Chirag Shah, “Evaluating Collaborative Information Seeking: Synthesis, Suggestions,and Structure,” Journal of Information Science, 40:4 (2014): 460–475.


Meredith Ringel Morris, “Collaborative Search Revisited,” CSCW ’13 Proceedings of the 2013 Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work, San Antonio, TX, February 23-27, 2013.


Chirag Shah, Collaborative Information Seeking (New York: Springer, 2012).


Robert Capra, Javier Velasco-Martin, and Beth Sams, “Collaborative Information Seeking by the Numbers,” CIR ’11 Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Collaborative Information Retrieval, Glasgow, UK, October 24–28, 2011.

Jonathan Foster (editor), “Collaborative Information Behavior: User Engagement and Communication Sharing,” (http://www.igi-global.com/book/collaborative-informationbehavior/37353) IGI Global, Hershey, PA, USA, 2011.

Mobile search


George D. Montañez, Ryen W. White, and Xiao Huang, “Cross-Device Search,”CIKM ’14 Proceedings of the 23rd ACM International Conference on Conference on Information and Knowledge Management, Shanghai, China, November 3-7, 2014.

Theresa Neil, Mobile Design Pattern Gallery, Second Edition (http://shop.oreilly.com/product/0636920029311.do) (Sebastopol, CA: O’Reilly, 2014).


Shahriyar Amini, Vidya Setlur, Zhengxin Xi, Eiji Hayashi, and Jason I. Hong, “Investigating Collaborative Mobile Search Behaviors,” MobileHCI ’13 Proceedings of the15th International Conference on Human–Computer Interaction with Mobile Devices and Services, Munich, Germany, August 27–30, 2013.

Yang Song, Hao Ma, Hongning Wang, and Kuansan Wang, “Exploring and Exploiting User Search Behavior on Mobile and Tablet Devices to Improve Search Relevance,” WWW ’13 Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on World Wide Web, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, May 13–17, 2013.

Cross lingual search

Carol Peters, Martin Braschler, and Paul Clough, Multilingual Information Retrieval:From Research to Practice (New York: Springer, 2012).

Search based applications

Gregory Grefenstette and Laura Wilber, Search-Based Applications: At the Confluence of Search and Database Technologies (San Rafael, CA: Morgan and Claypool, 2011).

It’s all in the mind

Daniel Levitin, The Organized Mind (Penguin Books, 2015).

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