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Information Seeking Behavior of Law students in the Digital Age: A User Study at University of Dhaka

The purpose of this paper is to explore the information seeking behavior of students of law in digital environment at the University of Dhaka. It also aims to examine the factors affecting the students’ use of digital information resources, the problems they faced for seeking electronic legal information. A stratified random sample survey was used [...]

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Information Seeking Behaviour of Faculties and Research Scholars in School of Physical Sciences, Mizoram University, Aizawl: A Study

Faculties and research scholars always need information to perform their duty and responsibility i.e. teaching and research. Information need is an aspect of information behaviour that represents the root of information search behaviour. Information behaviour is a totality of human behaviour in relation to sources and channels of information including both formal and informal. This [...]

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Government information seeking behaviour of citizens in selected districts of Tanzania

The study assessed the information needs and information seeking patterns of citizens in Tanzania with a particular focus to three districts: Morogoro town, Njombe and Kinondoni districts. Questionnaire survey was self-administered to 450 citizens in selected districts, with a rate of return of 99.6 per cent. Findings revealed that citizens mainly required information on national [...]

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Information Seeking Behavior of Female Research Scholars of Faculties of Social Science and Arts in Aligarh Muslim University: A Comparative Study

The purpose of this paper is to examine the Information Seeking Behaviour of female research scholars of Faculties of Social Science and Arts in Aligarh Muslim University. The present study selected survey method to complete the study and conducted on a sample of 120 Female Research Scholars of Social Science and Arts Faculties. A total number of 120 questionnaires [...]

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Information needs, Information seeking Behaviour and use of Electronic resources by Research scholars and Faculties in the University and Research libraries of Odisha

This research study state the various aspects relating to information needs, information seeking behaviour and use of electronic resources by research scholars and faculties in the university and research libraries of Odisha. The data were collected from faculties and research scholars of 9 traditional universities and 3 research institutions. A total of 600 questionnaires were distributed randomly in the [...]

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Information Need and Information Seeking Behavior of Information Science Students in Haramaya University, Ethiopia

Information need and information seeking behavior study is important to find out the sources and services used by the information seekers. The objective of this research was to examine the information need and information seeking behavior of Information Science students in Haramaya University. The study shows that more than half of the students visit the [...]

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Information Seeking Behaviour of Library Users in Women’s Educational Institutions: A Survey

Information seeking behaviour is the human activities with respect to searching various sources, channels including use of that information. The terms, information seeking behaviour, information searching behaviour and information using behaviour are synonymous terms. A survey was taken among Information seeking behaviour of women’s educational institutions library users in Vellore district, Tamil Nadu.

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Library Visit by Faculty Members in Government Aided Arts and Sciences Colleges in Virudhunagar, Tamilnadu, India

In this paper, the author has studied the information requirements, usefulness of library resources and services, and problems encountered by faculty members of two government aided arts and science colleges, V.V. Vanniaperumal College for Women, Virudhunagar Senthikumara Nadar College virudhunagar. The Faculty of Arts comprises the departments of Tamil, English, Economics, history, Commerce, management studies, and [...]

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Information Seeking Behaviour of the User of Vinayaka Mission’s Medical College & Hospital

Information plays a very important role in every aspect of human life and it is especially true in the context of fast pace of today’s life. The value of information as ac crucial factor in the social and economic development and progress of a nation is increasingly recognized. To a remarkable extent, information is a [...]

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Information Seeking Behavior of Regular Ph.D.Scholars in Gandhigram Rural University

Although literature on information seeking behavior is abundant, there is a paucity of research on the information needs of users in rural universities. No attention has been given to the Rural University Ph.D Scholars and also no study has investigated particularly in Information seeking behaviour of Ph.D scholars in Rural Universities. This research aimed to [...]

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Barriers to Effective Information Seeking of Social Scientists in Developing Countries: The Case of Sultan Qaboos University in Oman

The purpose of the study was to investigate barriers affecting information-seeking behaviors of social science scholars at Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) in Oman. It will help to redress the balance and provide a better understanding of the barriers and constraints facing scholars in the developing world. Qualitative data are collected using 21 e-mail interviews and [...]

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Information Seeking Behaviour of B.Tech. and M.B.B.S. Students in Lucknow: A Comparative Study

The major purpose of this study was to examine the Information Seeking Behavior of B. Tech. and M.B.B.S. students in Lucknow. The aim of the study was to broaden our understanding of information seeking to personality and approach in to psychological characteristics can shed light on variability and patterns in information seeking behavior. Information seeking [...]

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