Information Needs and Information Seeking Behavior of Faculty Members of Agricultural Universities in Bangladesh: A Study
Sarkhel, Juran Krishna
Khan, Md. Milan
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Abstract: Information seeking is an impressive challenge and it is one of a substantial issue for Information Science. This study was undertaken to determine the information seeking behavior and library use by faculty members at the Agricultural University in Bangladesh. The overall purpose of the study was to determine what their information requirements and also determine their purpose of library services available for them in the library. The study collected data on the information requirements of faculty members. Data were gathered from 600 faculty members out of 905 through open and closed questionnaire. Findings indicate that guidance in the use of library resources and services are necessary to help them meet some of their information requirements. Finding also their seeking problems, using searching tools and level of satisfaction overall resources and services.