My research in information behavior is currently focused on:

  • Information sharing on Social Networking Sites
  • Browsing and relevance judgment in health social media sites

Browsing and relevance judgment in health social media sites

  1. Pian, W., Khoo, C.S.G., & Chang, Y.K. (2016). The criteria people use in relevance decisions on health information: An analysis of user eye movements when browsing a health discussion forum. Journal of Medical Internet Research, 18(6):e136. (Available at: http://www.jmir.org/2016/6/e136/)
  2. Pian, W., Khoo, C.S.G., & Chang, Y.K. (2014). Relevance judgment when browsing a health discussion forum: Content analysis of eye fixations. LIBRES, 24(2), 132-147. (Available at: http://libres-ejournal.info/1408/)

Information sharing on Social Networking Sites

Two kinds of studies are being carried: a multi-country questionnaire survey, and content analysis of SNS posts.

  1. Survey paper: Khoo, C.S.G. (2014). Issues in information behaviour on social media. LIBRES, 24(2), 75-96. (Available at: http://libres-ejournal.info/1399/)
  2. Chia, J., Geow, J.C.L., & Khoo, C.S.G. (2015). Characteristics of information shared on Facebook. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Library and Information Education and Practice (pp. 231-243). Manila: University of the Philippines School of Library and Information Studies. [PDF]
  3. Ramaswami, C., Murugathasan, M., Narayanasamy, P., & Khoo, C.S.G. (2014). A survey of information sharing on Facebook. In Proceedings of ISIC, the Information Behaviour Conference, Leeds, 2-5 September, 2014: Part 1 (paper isicsp8). (Available at: http://InformationR.net/ir/19-4/isic/isicsp8.html)
  4. Zhang, X., Gao, Q., Khoo, C.S.G., & Wu, A. (2013). Categories of friends on social networking sites: An exploratory study. In The 5th International Conference on Asia-Pacific Library and Information Education and Practice (A-LIEP 2013): Proceedings (pp. 244-259). Khon Kaen City, Thailand: University of Khon Kaen, Faculty of Humanties and Social Sciences. [PDF]