Information Seeking Behaviour among DRDO Scientists in Defence Research Laboratories: A StudyAuthor : M. Josephine Nirmala and K. Divyananda
Volume 8 No.1 January-June 2018 pp 57-60
The purpose of the study is to examine the factors to information seeking behavior among the DRDO scientists in Defence research laboratories. This study adopted the questionnaire method for collecting primary data from the scientists. Hundred scientists have participated in the study. The finding of the study suggests that the attitude and perceived usefulness of the technical based information significantly influences the behavioral intention of the scientists on using the online and internet resources for the research purposes. The study revealed that the perceived usefulness of the online resources is significantly influenced by the perceived ease of using information. The results of this study will be useful for library professionals to enhance the online resources within the laboratories for its effective and efficient use for research purposes by the scientists.
Information Seeking Behaviour, Online Resources, Information Communication Technology
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