Learning About the Information Seeking of Interdisciplinary Scholars and Students

@article{Bates1996LearningAT,
  title={Learning About the Information Seeking of Interdisciplinary Scholars and Students},
  author={Marcia J. Bates},
  journal={Library Trends},
  year={1996},
  volume={45}
}
THEINFORMATION NEEDS AND information-seeking behavior of scholars and students in interdisciplinary fields has been studied very little. The few scattered studies available suggest that such fields may require striking and distinctive information-seeking adaptations by researchers that mark this area as different and very much deserving of research. Kinds of research needed at both basic and applied levels and with respect to both scholars and students are discussed. INTRODUCTION Successive… CONTINUE READING