Information Seeking Pattern in Electronic Environment of Science and Arts Researchers in Banaras Hindu University: A Comparative Study

Authors

  • Sanjay Kumar Department of Library and Information Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221005, Utter Pradesh, India
  • Praveen Shukla Department of Library and Information Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi - 221005, Utter Pradesh, India

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.51983/ijiss.2011.1.2.338

Keywords:

Electronic Environment, Information Seeking Behaviour, Social Scientists, User study

Abstract

The purpose of this paper is to examine information seeking pattern of science and art research scholars and for this the data was gathered using questionnaire survey of 139 randomly selected Ph.D scholars of Science and Arts departments of Asia’s largest residential university Banaras Hindu University, India. It has been found that both the groups of researchers have some similarities and some dissimilarity in information seeking. Even in this electronic era some research scholars of art discipline depend on print form of publications for their information needs.

Published

05-11-2011

How to Cite

Kumar, S. ., & Shukla, P. . (2011). Information Seeking Pattern in Electronic Environment of Science and Arts Researchers in Banaras Hindu University: A Comparative Study. Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services, 1(2), 10–15. https://doi.org/10.51983/ijiss.2011.1.2.338