Research on Information Seeking and Use in Pakistan: An Assessment

Anwar, Mumtaz A. Research on Information Seeking and Use in Pakistan: An Assessment. Pakistan Journal of Library & Information Science, 2007, vol. 2007, n. 8, pp. 15-32. [Journal article (Print/Paginated)]

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The paper describes the beginning of research activity on information needs and presents an analysis of the literature on information needs in Pakistan to discover that no research has so far been published. It reviews 14 student-research projects produced from 1975 to 1982 at the University of the Punjab which have remained unpublished; Laments the loss of impetus given to this topic in 1974-75; and urges the LIS academics and practitioners to promote and conduct research on this critical topic.

Item type: Journal article (Print/Paginated)
Keywords: Information seeking; Information needs; Research; Pakistan.
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information. > BH. Information needs and information requirements analysis.
Depositing user: Maqsood Shaheen
Date deposited: 26 Sep 2007
Last modified: 14 Dec 2012 20:22
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/10438

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