Sebastian Schultheiß, M.A. is a research assistant at the Department of Information at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. His research project focuses on the role of search engine optimization on the results of Web search engines (“SEO-Effekt“).
Sebastian received his M.A. degree in Information, Media, Library in 2019 and his B.A. degree in Library and Information Management in 2016 from the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, Germany. Before his studies he did an apprenticeship as a Specialist in Media and Information Services at the German National Library of Economics (ZBW).
Lewandowski, D.; Sünkler, S.; Schultheiß, S.; Häußler, H.; Spree, U.; Behnert, C. (2021): The Search Studies Group at Hamburg University of Applied Sciences. Datenbank Spektrum. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13222-021-00375-x
Schultheiß, S.; Lewandowski, D. (2021): Misplaced trust? The relationship between trust, ability to identify commercially influenced results, and search engine preference. Journal of Information Science. https://doi.org/10.1177/01655515211014157
Schultheiß, S.; Lewandowski, D. (2021): How users’ knowledge of advertisements influences their viewing and selection behaviour in search engines. Journal of the Association for Information Science and Technology 72(3), 285-301. https://doi.org/10.1002/asi.24410
Schultheiß, S.; Lewandowski, D. (2021): ‘Outside the industry, nobody knows what we do’: SEO as seen by search engine optimizers and content providers. Journal of Documentation 77(2), 542-557. https://doi.org/10.1108/JD-07-2020-0127
Schultheiß, S.; Linhart, A.; Behnert, C.; Rulik, I.; Lewandowski, D.: Known-item searches and search tactics in library search systems: Results from four transaction log analysis studies. Journal of Academic Librarianship 46(5), article 102202. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.acalib.2020.102202
Lewandowski, D.; Sünkler, S.; Schultheiß, S.: Studies on Search: Designing Meaningful IIR Studies on Commercial Search Engines. Datenbank Spektrum 20(1), 5-15. https://doi.org/10.1007/s13222-020-00331-1
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