Asian Review of Social Sciences (ARSS)
Information Seeking Behaviour of the Teachers and Students at College of Engineering, King Saud University,Riyadh: A studyAuthor : G. Akhtar Hussain and Parvez Ahmad
Volume 3 No.1 January-June 2014 pp 45-54
This study analyzed the information seeking behaviour of the teachers and students at College of Engineering, King Saud University, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. In this study, data collected from 150 teachers and students by administering questionnaires on their information seeking and requirements of the College of Engineering, indicates that guidance in the use of library resources and services is necessary to help teachers and students to meet their information requirements. Found that journals, textbooks and electronic information sources are the most popular sources of information for the students’ course work. Recommends that latest edition of textbooks and reference materials should add to the library collections. Suggests that the CD-ROM databases of journal archives and reference books should be added and users should be guided to use the resources of the library.
Information Seeking, Information Retrieval, Users Studies, Riyadh, Saudi Arab.