Spanish faculty preferences and usage of library services in the field of Science and Technology

Pinto, María and Fernández-Ramos, Andrés Spanish faculty preferences and usage of library services in the field of Science and Technology. Portal: Libraries and the Academy, 2010, vol. 10, n. 2, pp. 215-239. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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The authors compare Spanish faculty use of library services and the interest they express in value-added services and improvement actions. The results are based on data from a survey of 546 faculty in the field of science and technology. The study differentiates between the areas of pure science, engineering and architecture, and life sciences. Results reveal a general trend toward a greater use of virtual services, although some services such as in-person consultations remain popular. Interest in increasing collections is also expressed. Findings also reflect differences among the three groups

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: users preferences; user behavior; faculty; Spain
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BH. Information needs and information requirements analysis.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CA. Use studies.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CB. User studies.
Depositing user: Dr. Andrés Fernández-Ramos
Date deposited: 24 Oct 2014 18:02
Last modified: 24 Oct 2014 18:02


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