Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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This paper was accepted at SLA/KLA CoSLA conference at Seuol Korea

but not published as we were unable to attend the conference


Information plays a vital role in Bioinformatics to achieve the existing Bioinformatics information technologies. Librarians have to identify the information needs, uses and problems faced to meet the needs and requirements of the Bioinformatics users. The paper analyses the response of 315 Bioinformatics users of 15 Bioinformatics centers in India. The papers analyze the data with respect to use of different Bioinformatics databases and tools used by scholars and scientists, areas of major research in Bioinformatics, Major research project, thrust areas of research and use of different resources by the user. The study identifies the various Bioinformatics services and resources used by the Bioinformatics researchers.