Information seeking behavior of academic scientists

  title={Information seeking behavior of academic scientists},
  author={Bradley M. Hemminger and Dihui Lu and K. T. L. Vaughan and Stephanie J. Adams},
  journal={J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.},
The information seeking behavior of academic scientists is being transformed by the availability of electronic resources for searching, retrieving, and reading scholarly materials. A census survey was conducted of academic science researchers at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill to capture their current information seeking behavior. Nine hundred two subjects (26%) completed responses to a 15-minute Web-based survey. The survey questions were designed to quantify the transition to… 
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