Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln



The main objective of the study is to investigate the information seeking behavior of the research scholars of Vidyasagar University (VU), West Bengal. Besides, the study also intended to identify their information needs and awareness regarding the library services rendered by the central library of the university. Required data was collected from 100 researchers of the university through a structured questionnaire. Findings indicate that guidance in the use of library resources and services is necessary to help researchers to meet some of their information requirements. Most of the researchers avail library weekly (30%) and monthly(45%) and spend maximum of 0-2 hours with the main intention for preparing research, study journals , up-to-date knowledge etc. Most of the researchers depend on VU central library (27%) for information seeking and also collect information from other sources.



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