Sense-making in information retrieval

There is a lively discussion on SIG-IA on the topic of "meaning" as it relates to information seeking and information organization. I thought it might be relevant to post references to an article on the topic. James Kalbach's article in Internetworking (3.3), Designing for Information Foragers: A Behavioral Model for Information Seeking on the World Wide Web, discusses a behavioral model for understanding how people look for information on the Web. His article is supported by and based on many of the seminal Information Retrieval articles on the topic of information seeking behavior. If you are interested in exploring this area of IR, all of the articles listed in the references are an excellent place to start.