Beth St. Jean

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CASCI Youth Health Lead

Assistant Professor

iSchool

 
  
 

Research Interests

Consumer health information behavior; Health justice; Health literacy

Interest & Research Group

Youth Health

Selected Publications

St. Jean, B. (2017). Factors motivating, demotivating, or impeding information seeking and use by people with type 2 diabetes: A call to work toward preventing, identifying, and addressing incognizance. Journal of the Association for Information Science & Technology (JASIS&T), 68(2), 309-320. Avail.: https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.23652

Kodama, C., St. Jean, B., Subramaniam, M., & Taylor, N. G. (2017). “There’s a creepy guy on the other end at Google!: Engaging middle school students in a drawing activity to elicit their mental models of Google. Information Retrieval Journal. Available: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10791-017-9306-x

St. Jean, B., Taylor, N. G., Kodama, C., & Subramaniam, M. (2017). Assessing the health information source perceptions of tweens using card-sorting exercises. Journal of Information Science. Available: http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/abs/10.1177/0165551516687728

St. Jean, B., Taylor, N. G., Kodama, C., & Subramaniam, M. (2017). Assessing the digital health literacy skills of tween participants in a school-library-based after school program. Journal of Consumer Health on the Internet, 21(1), 40-61. Available: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15398285.2017.1279894

St. Jean, B., Subramaniam, M., Taylor, N. G., Follman, R., Kodama, C., & Casciotti, D. (2015). The influence of positive hypothesis testing on youths’ online health-related information seeking. New Library World, 116(3/4), 136-154. Available: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/doi/full/10.1108/NLW-07-2014-0084

St. Jean, B. (2014). Devising and implementing a card-sorting technique for a longitudinal investigation of the information behavior of people with type 2 diabetes. Library & Information Science Research, 36(1), 16-26. Available: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lisr.2013.10.002