Information Seeking behaviour of Engineering Faculty Members: A Study of Problems and Motivation

Abstract

Author(s): D. William Abraham , Dr. M. Tamizhchelvan

The study explores the information seeking behaviour of faculty members of Engineering colleges in Tiruchirappalli. The study was conducted using questionnaire method with collection from 456 members to identify their problems and motivating them by different methods. The study revealed that motivating factor for the engineering faculty members are as their first choice ‘make use of search engines on internet’ followed by ‘getting user education’ and preferred to' refer an individual, independent work'.

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