Information Seeking Pattern in Electronic Environment of Science and Arts Researchers in Banaras Hindu University: A Comparative Study
Keywords:Electronic Environment, Information Seeking Behaviour, Social Scientists, User study
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.