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New Technology of Library and Information Service  2008, Vol. 24 Issue (6): 16-23    DOI: 10.11925/infotech.1003-3513.2008.06.04
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Study on the Users’ Language Behavior to Access the Web
Lai Maosheng  Qu Peng
(Department of Information Management, Peking University, 100871 Beijing, China)
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This paper concerns on the habits about information accessing on the Internet and seeks to make a general study on the basic language phenomenon in the Web searching, its cognition and it usage. The authors mainly use Web questionnaire survey, compare with the results from controlled experiment and come to the conclusion on Web2.0 tagging, classified language and its arrangement while browsing, source and type of search terms, and relevant terms recommended by the system. Tag has already played an important role in Web2.0. Users rely greatly on classified language while browsing and have a strong recognition while searching. Highly specific terms perform better in Web searching. All these characters would help improve all kinds of Web accessing service.

Key wordsInformation access      Searching behavior      Questionnaire survey     
Received: 07 March 2008      Published: 25 June 2008


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Lai Maosheng,Qu Peng. Study on the Users’ Language Behavior to Access the Web. New Technology of Library and Information Service, 2008, 24(6): 16-23.

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