Maya Verma, Sudha Singh
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School of Studies in Library and Information Science
Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur
M P Christian College of Engineering and Technology, Bhilai.
Volume - 10,
Issue - 1,
Year - 1997
This study investigates the information needs and seeking behaviour of the faculties in Engineering College of Durg District. The purpose of this study is to identify the information channels used by the faculty member, information sources preferred by them, methods employed for getting the needed information from central library, adequacy of library collection in order to fulfill their information needs and their library use pattern. A questionnaire was distributed to 140 faculty members working in Engineering Colleges and 128 filled-in questionnaires were returned, giving an overall response rate 91.4 %. It was found that respondents used various sources for acquiring the needed information. Books were identified as the most preferred source for teaching and research purpose, followed by journals & internet services. Respondents preferred to first consult their personal collection before resorting to other information providing sources and agencies. On the whole respondents perceived central library collection, services and facilities are more or less adequate to meet their information needs effectively.
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Cite this article:
Verma and Singh (1997). Information Need and Seeking Behaviour of The Faculties In The Engineering Colleges of Durg District In Chhattisgarh State A Study. Journal of Ravishankar University (Part-A: Science), 10(1), pp.33-41.