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This paper attempts to explore the information seeking behavior of medical, dental, nursing, pharmacy and homeopathic colleges in goa state. The purpose of the study is to know the awareness and use of reference sources available in the library and to know the preference of media as a source of information for their requirement. Results found that, still 95 percent respondents refer/depend upon printed books for their information needs. Only 49 percent students are happy with the internet and online resources available in their college libraries. Further researcher suggested that, the library orientation has to be conducted regularly to convert another 30 percent students to make use of their college library by giving more importance to electronic sources and services.



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