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Dr. Anil Kumar is corresponding author of this Paper

Abstract

This comparative study investigated the information seeking behavior of academic lawyers of Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra and Chaudhary Devi Lal University, Sirsa. The aim of the study was to determine the law students and faculty member’s academic information needs and information seeking behavior and to find out the utility of e-resources and legal databases. Further the aim of the study was also to identify the problems faced by the academic lawyers in the process of information seeking and suggest different approaches and strategies to overcome the hurdles in the way of information seeking behavior. A questionnaire was the basic method to collect the required data in this study. The study reflected that the students and faculty members used the library to satisfy their information needs. The main purpose of the students for seeking information was the preparation of examination. The internet was the major e-resources for the academic lawyers from where they got their required information. Academic lawyers were more dependent on departmental library for identifying e-resources and legal databases.

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