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The purpose : The aims of this study is to specify faculty members’critical thinking of Islamic Azad University – Babol and its impact on their information seeking behavior.
methodology: Research method is descriptive – survey and the tool used in this study is two questionnaires, including California critical thinking, form B and information seeking behavior. The statistical population consists of 120 faculty board members of Babol Islamic Azad University. The Sampling method was systematic categorical random.
findings: There is no significant relationship between The faculty members’ critical thinking and their Information behavior seeking. There is no significant relationship between critical thinking factors (Analysis, Induction, deduction and evaluation) of faculty member and their Information behavior seeking, but knowledge of Information channels acquisition. Also there is no significant difference between The faculty members’ critical thinking and their Information behavior seeking in different departments.