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Pertti Vakkari

Pertti Vakkari

Pertti Vakkari

Dr.Soc.Sc., Professor

Faculty of Communication Sciences

Information Studies and Interactive Media (INFIM)
University of Tampere

FIN-33014 University of Tampere, Finland
tel. +358 50 5288354

e-mail: Pertti.Vakkari@uta.fi

Research groups

Research interests

  • Information seeking
  • Task-based information searching
  • Fiction searching
  • Evaluation of interactive information retrieval
  • Outcomes of public libraries

Professional activities

  • Chairman of the Nordic Information Studies Research Education Network (1998-2002), Board member of he Nordic Research School for Library and Information Science (2004-2007)
  • Member of the Standing Program Committee of the International Conference on Information Seeking in Context (ISIC) 2000-2012
  • Member of the Editorial Board of "Information Processing & Management" (2000-2015), and "Journal of Documentation" (2002-)

Selected publications

  • Mikkonen, A. & Vakkari, P. (2017). Reader Characteristics, Behavior and Success in Fiction Book Search. JASIST 68(9): 2154-2156.
  • Mikkonen, A. & Vakkari, P. (2016). Readers’ interest criteria in fiction book search in library catalogs. Journal of Documentation 72(4): 696-715
  • Vakkari, P. (2016). Searching as Learning. A Systematization based on Literature. Journal of Information Science 42(1): 7-18.
  • Vakkari, P., Aabo, S., Audunson, R., Huismans, F., Kwon, N., Oomes, M. & Sin, S-C. (2016). Patterns of Perceived Public Library Outcomes in Five Countries. Journal of Documentation 72(2): 342-361.
  • Mikkonen, A. & Vakkari, P. (2016). Finding Fiction: Search Moves and Success in Two Online Catalogs. Library & Information Science Research 38(1): 60-68.
  • Sin, S-C. & Vakkari, P. (2015). Perceived Outcomes of Public Libraries in the U.S. Library & Information Science Research 37(3): 209-219.
  • Vakkari P, Pöntinen J. (2015). Result List Actions in Fiction Search. In Proceedings of the 15th ACM/IEEE-CS Joint Conference on Digital Libraries. New York, NY: ACM, 7-16 (Vannevar Bush Award for Best Paper).
  • Järvelin, K, Vakkari P, Arvola P, Baskaya F, Järvelin A, Kekäläinen J, Keskustalo H, Kumpulainen S, Saastamoinen M, Savolainen R, Sormunen E. (2015). Task-based information interaction evaluation: the viewpoint of program theory. ACM Transactions on Information Systems (TOIS) 33 (1), 3.
  • Huuskonen, S. & Vakkari, P. (2015). Selective Clients’ Trajectories in Case Files: filtering out Information in the recording process in Child Protection.  British Journal of Social Work 45(3): 792-808.
  • Tuomaala, O, Vakkari, P., Järvelin, K. (2014). Evolution of library and information science, 1965-2005: Content analysis of journal articles. JASIST 65(7): 1446-1462.
  • Vakkari, P., Aabo, S., Audunson, R., Huysmans, F., Oomes, M.(2014). Perceived outcomes of public libraries in Finland, Norway and the Netherlands. Journal of Documentation 70(5). To be published.
  • Vakkari, P. (2014). Models explaining the perceived outcomes of public libraries. Journal of Documentation 70(4): 640-657
  • Wu, I-C. & Vakkari, P. (2014). Supporting navigation in Wikipedia by information visualization: Extended evaluation measures. Journal of Documentation 70(3): 392-424.
  • Saarinen, K. & Vakkari, P. (2013). A sign of a good book: Readers’ methods of accessing fiction in the public library. Journal of Documentation 69(5): 736-754.
  • Pöntinen, J, Vakkari P. (2013). Selecting fiction in library catalogs: A gaze-tracking study. In Aalberg Trond, Papatheodorou Christos, Dobreva Milena, Tsakonas Giannis, Farrugia Charles J (Eds). Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries : International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2013, Valletta, Malta, September 22-26, 2013. Proceedings. Springer, 72-83.
  • Diriye A., Blandford A., Tombros A. & Vakkari P. (2013). The Role of Search Interface Features during Information Seeking. n Aalberg Trond, Papatheodorou Christos, Dobreva Milena, Tsakonas Giannis, Farrugia Charles J (Eds). Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries : International Conference on Theory and Practice of Digital Libraries, TPDL 2013, Valletta, Malta, September 22-26, 2013. Proceedings. Springer, 235-240.
  • Huuskonen S, Vakkari P. (2013). I Did It My Way. Social Workers as Secondary Designers of a Client Information System. Information Processing & Management 49 (1), 380-391.
  • Mikkonen A, Vakkari P. (2012). Readers' search strategies for accessing books in public libraries. In Proceeding IIIX '12 : Proceedings of the 4th Information Interaction in Context Symposium. New York: ACM, 214-223.
  • Oksanen S, Vakkari P. (2012). Emphasis on examining results in fiction searches contributes to finding good novels. In Proceedings of the 12th Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL '12). New York: ACM, 199-202.
  • Oksanen S, Vakkari P. (2012). In search of a good novel, neither reading activity nor querying matter, but examining search results does. In IIIX '12 Proceedings of the 4th Information Interaction in Context Symposium. New York: ACM, 12-20.
  • Vakkari P. (2012). Internet use increases the odds of using the public library. Journal of Documentation 68 (5), 618-638.
  • Vakkari P, Huuskonen S. (2012). Search effort degrades search output but improves task outcome. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 63 (4), 657-670.
  • Vakkari P, Serola S. (2012). Perceived outcomes of public libraries. Library & Information Science Research 34 (1), 37-44.
  • Huuskonen S, Vakkari P. (2011). Client's Temporal Trajectory in Child Protection: Piecing Information Together in a Client Information System. In P. Campos et al. (Eds.) Human-Computer Interaction INTERACT 2011 13th IFIP TC 13 International Conference, Lisbon, Portugal, September 5-9, 2011, Proceedings, Part IV. Heidelberg: Springer, 152-169. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 6949).
  • Huuskonen S, Vakkari P. (2010). Client information system as an everyday information tool in child protection work. In Proceeding of the 3rd symposium on Information interaction in context New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA, 3-12.
  • Vakkari P. (2010). Exploratory searching as conceptual exploration. In B. Kules et al. (Eds.) Proceedings of 4th workshop on Human-computer interaction and information retrieval, 24-27.
  • Poikonen T, Vakkari P. (2009). Lay persons' and professionals' nutrition-related vocabularies and their matching to a general and a specific thesaurus. Journal of Information Science 35 (2), 232-243.
  • Vakkari P, Taneli M. (2009). Comparing Google to Ask-a-Librarian Service for Answering Factual and Topical Questions. In Research and Advanced Technology for Digital Libraries. Proceedings of the 13th European Conference on Digital Libraries. Berlin & Heidelberg: Springer, 352-363. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science 5714).
  • Eerola J, Vakkari P. (2008). How a general and a specific thesaurus cover expressions in patients' questions and physicians' answers. Journal of Documentation 64 (1), 131-142.
  • Vakkari P. (2008). Perceived influence of the use of electronic information resources on scholarly work and publication productivity. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 59 (4), 602-612.
  • Talja S, Vakkari P, Fry J, Wouters P. (2007). Impact of research cultures on the use of digital library resources. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 58 (11), 1674-1685.
  • Serola S, Vakkari P. (2005). The anticipated and assessed contribution of information types in references retrieved for preparing a research proposal. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 56 (4), 373-381.
  • Vakkari P, Järvelin K. (2005). Explanation in Information Seeking and Retrieval. In A. Spink & C. Cole (Eds.) New Directions in Cognitive Information Retrieval. Berlin: Springer, 113-138.
  • Sihvonen A, Vakkari P. (2004). Subject knowledge improves interactive query expansion assisted by a thesaurus. Journal of Documentation 60 (6), 673-690.
  • Vakkari P, Sormunen E. (2004). The influence of relevance levels on the effectiveness of interactive information retrieval. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 55 (11), 963-969.
  • Vakkari, P. & Jones, S. & MacFarlane, A. & Sormunen, E. (2004). Query exhaustivity, relevance feedback and search success in automatic and interactive query expansion. Journal of Documentation 60 (2), 109-127.
  • Pennanen M, Vakkari P. (2003). Students' conceptual structure, search process, and outcome while preparing a research proposal: A longitudinal case study. Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 54 (8), 759-770.
  • Vakkari P, Pennanen M, Serola S. (2003). Changes of search terms and tactics while writing a research proposal. Information Processing & Management 39: 445-463.
  • Vakkari P. (2003). Task-based information searching. In B. Cronin (Ed.), Annual Review of Information Science and Technology 37. Medford, N.J.: Information Today, 413-464.
  • Vakkari, P. (2002). Subject knowledge, source of terms and term selection in query expansion. In F. Crestani & al (Eds.) . Berlin & Heidelberg: Springer, 110-123. (Proceedings of the 24th European colloquium on IR research).
  • Vakkari, Pertti. (2001). A theory of the task-based information retrieval process. Journal of Documentation 57 (1), 44-60.
  • Vakkari Pertti. (2000). Relevance and contributing information types of searched documents in task performance. In Proceedings of the 23rd annual international ACM SIGIR conference, 2-9.
  • Vakkari P, Hakala N. (2000). Changes in relevance criteria and problem stages in task performance. Journal of Documentation 56 (5), 540-562.
  • Vakkari P. (1999). Task complexity, problem structure and information actions. Information Processing & Management 35 (6), 819-837.
  • Vakkari P. (1998). Growth of Theories on Information Seeking. Information Processing & Management 34 (3.4), 361-3882.


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