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Information seeking behavior of Greek astronomers

Brindesi, Hara; Kapidakis, Sarantos;
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  • Published: 01 Mar 2011
Abstract
This study examines three aspects of information seeking behaviour of astronomers in Greece including a) the importance they place in keeping up- to-date with current developments b) the methods they depend on for keeping up-to-date and c) the information sources they mostly use. We adopted an intradisciplinary approach in order to investigate similarities and differences in information seeking behaviour among astronomers when examining them as groups bearing different characteristics, including academic status, subfield- research area of astronomy, age, and affiliated institution. The analysis of our results a) revealed that although some similarities exist, th...
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free text keywords: BH. Information needs and information requirements analysis., CB. User studies.
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