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Author
Ocholla, D.N.
Title
Information-seeking behaviour by academics : a preliminary study
Source
International information and library review. 28(1996) no.4, S.345-358
Year
1996
Abstract
Analyzes information seeking behaviour by university academics at MOI University, Kenya. A pilot study was conducted and data collected through questionnaires and interviews among 27 academics randomly sampled from: health sciences, information sciences, environmental studies and education faculties. Reports the results which covered: departments and faculties where academics belong, rank and position in the cademics, information resources frequently used by academics, gaining knowledge of the existence of information sources, generation of professional ideas, reasons for looking for, where the academics get the information resources they use, and dissemination of information. Makes recommendations to support information provision capacity in a university
Theme
Informationsdienstleistungen

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