Dr Yazdan Mansourian

Lecturer, School of Information Studies

Dr Yazdan Mansourian

Yazdan’s research interests include Human Information Behaviour (HIB), Information Seeking and Sharing in the Context of Serious Leisure, Information Visibility/Invisibility, Information Grounds, Sociology of Information, Qualitative Approach in Research, User Education, Educational Approach in LIS and Inquiry-based Learning. His current research is the area of Human Information Behaviour (HIB), focusing on Everyday Life Information Seeking (ELIS) in the context of Serious Leisure (SL). He plans to continue his research on exploring various cultural and social elements that can potentially contribute to the value of information seeking and information sharing in Serious Leisure, as well as conducting some comparative studies to identify similarities and differences of Human Information Behaviour in different groups and in different stages of their practice. He also plans to explore the role of Serious Leisure Perspective (SLP) in the context of the Australian leisure sector.

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