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Peyton, A. (2019). The Information Behavior of Religious Clergy in North America. Retrieved from Orcid. https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3225-9458
This paper describes the unique characteristics of the religious clergy community. It assesses the amount of information and behavior research available on this population. It provides a clear description of the main research theme(s) emerging from the review of the literature. It examines selected theory used currently as a lens to examine the religious clergy population, and gaps about this population are revealed. The theory of Library Anxiety was discussed to address a specific gap in information behavior and provide a useful lens towards new research aimed at the population of religious clergy in North America.