Faculty Information-Seeking Behaviour in the Changing ICT Environment: A Study of Commerce Colleges in Mumbai

Publication Year:
2011
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Repository URL:
http://digitalcommons.unl.edu/libphilprac/580
Author(s):
Kadli, Jayadev; Kumbar, B. D.
Tags:
Library and Information Science
article description
Changing technologies have brought a more sophisticated and higher speed of communication. Academic libraries are responding to this change in the learning and research environment. It changes in the behaviour of library users. Libraries are adding new electronic information resources and bringing services for the benefit of users. Developments in ICT have made drastic changes in the way the information collected, stored, and distributed by libraries and accessed by users. Information-seeking behavior is expressed in various forms, from reading printed material to research and experimentation. Scholars, students, and faculty actively seek current information from the media available in libraries. This article studies characteristics of information-seeking behaviour of faculty of commerce colleges in Mumbai.