Information seeking behavior of academic scientists

  title={Information seeking behavior of academic scientists},
  author={B. Hemminger and D. Lu and K. Vaughan and S. Adams},
  journal={J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.},
  • B. Hemminger, D. Lu, +1 author S. Adams
  • Published 2007
  • Computer Science
  • J. Assoc. Inf. Sci. Technol.
  • responses to a 15-minute Web-based survey. The survey questions were designed to quantify the transition to electronic communications and how this affects different aspects of information seeking. Significant changes in information seeking behavior were found, including increased reliance on web based resources, fewer visits to the library, and almost entirely electronic communication of information. The results can guide libraries and other information service organizations as they adapt to… CONTINUE READING
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