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What is Information Anxiety

Handbook of Research on Cultural and Economic Impacts of the Information Society
A product reflecting too much information as too little information.
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Consumers as Producers: Information Decomposition Exploiting the Prosumerist culture
Sandeep Kaur (Bharathiar University, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8598-7.ch003
The present study investigates the decomposition caused by an information catastrophe in the electronic era where an array of information has become extremely easier and cheaper to construct, maneuver and systematize through a qualitative theoretical underpinning from distinguished theoreticians in the field. Quoting a few user generated sites such as the Wikipedia (Online Encyclopedia) that anyone can edit, this chapter highlights critical apprehension over the generation of over-abundant content by unidentified multiple sources over this open sharing model. Recommendations and suggestions on effectual inquiry of published content over user generated sites for scholars around the world to rely on shape the finishing fraction of this chapter.
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Webliography: Conception and Development
It refers to the stress caused by the inability to access or understand the needed information. It is caused by information overload, lack of clear organization to information, insufficient information, excessively difficult presentation of information, and so forth. (Retrieved March 25, 2007, from )
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