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Information Seeking Behavior of Undergraduate Students of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine of Jimma University

This paper is an outcome of the research study conducted by the authors on information seeking behavior of undergraduate students of Agriculture and Veterinary Medicine of Jimma University, Jimma. Data has been collected through a structured questionnaire that was distributed to randomly select 300 students, wherein 289 of them have responded. The collected data has been analyzed with the latest version of MS-Excel for appropriate statistical procedures. The study revealed that the awareness of the services provided by the library, the purpose and type of information the students were seeking, the accessing of internet facility and use of catalogue card with the satisfaction of the services provided. They are not satisfied with the reading hall and reference service. They also suggested to have more e-resources and more photocopiers for the serving the student community. LIS professionals should take initiative to introduce e-discovery tools for better searching the e-resources together.

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