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Author Choudhury, Monita ♦ Sarmah, Mukut
Source Inflibnet's Institutional Repository
Content type Text
Publisher INFLIBNET Centre
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Library & information sciences
Subject Keyword Information ♦ Information Seeking Behaviour ♦ ICAR
Abstract Understanding about the information needs and seeking behaviour of agricultural scientists could play a vital role in gathering their information needs efficiently. Libraries can use this knowledge for reorienting their collections and facilities to adapt them to the needs of the scientific community. The main purpose of the study is to examine different facets of information seeking behaviour, and specifically the information needs and seeking behaviour of agricultural scientists of ICAR Institutes of Meghalaya, , use pattern and also different types of constrains faced by them.A survey method along with random sampling technique was used for the study. A well designed questionnaire was used as a data collection tool along with observations and informal interviews. Some of 68 questionnaires were distributed, out of which 65 questionnaires received with response rate of (95.6%). Findings indicate that guidance in the use of library resources and services and mainly updating the Institutes libraries is necessary to help agricultural scieninformation needs and seeking behaviour of agricultural scientists of ICAR institutes in Meghalaya.
Description 9th Convention PLANNER-2014, Dibrugarh University, Assam, September 25-27, 2014
ISBN 9789381232040
Part of series PLANNER-2014;8
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article