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Serendipity in a Connected World

McBirnie, A (2016) Serendipity in a Connected World In: Accidental Information Discovery: Cultivating Serendipity in the Digital Age. Elsevier; Chandos Publishing, pp. 84-90. ISBN 9781843347507

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Abstract

Accidental Information Discovery: Cultivating Serendipity in the Digital Age provides readers with an interesting discussion on the ways serendipity—defined as the accidental discovery of valued information—plays an important role in creative problem-solving. This insightful resource brings together discussions on serendipity and information discovery, research in computer and information science, and interesting thoughts on the creative process. Five thorough chapters explore the significance of serendipity in creativity and innovation, the characteristics of serendipity-friendly tools and minds, and how future discovery environments may encourage serendipity.

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects : Library & Learning support
Divisions : Library and Learning Support
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Date : 13 June 2016
Copyright Disclaimer : © 2016 Tammera M Race and Stephann Makir. Published by Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
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Date Deposited : 12 Jul 2016 13:03
Last Modified : 12 Jul 2016 13:06
URI: http://epubs.surrey.ac.uk/id/eprint/811179

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