Perspectives on information overload

David Bawden (Department of Information Science, City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB)
Clive Holtham (City University Business School, City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB)
Nigel Courtney (City University Business School, City University, Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB)

Aslib Proceedings

ISSN: 0001-253X

Publication date: 1 October 1999

Abstract

Information overload is by no means a new concept, but has come to prominence during the last decade. This paper reviews the nature and causes of overload, and considers possible solutions, both organisational and technical, and its relevance to the information professional.

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Bawden, D., Holtham, C. and Courtney, N. (1999), "Perspectives on information overload", Aslib Proceedings, Vol. 51 No. 8, pp. 249-255. https://doi.org/10.1108/EUM0000000006984

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MCB UP Ltd

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