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Journal:   JOURNAL OF EPISTEMOLOGY (LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY)   SUMMER 2010 , Volume 3 , Number 9; Page(s) 63 To 75.
 
Paper: 

Determining The Information Needs Of Post-Graduate Students At Bu-Ali Sina University With Emphasis On Available Electronic Databases

 
 
Author(s):  Latifi M., Osareh F.
 
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Abstract: 
Purpose: The present research aimed to determine the information needs of post-graduate students at Bu-Ali Sina University located in Hamedan, with emphasis on available electronic databases (including Rose net and Daneshyar).Methodology: The methodology was descriptive survey using a questionnaire, reliability of which was measured 0.85 based on Cronbach's alpha.Findings: The results revealed that the most important goal of students when searching for data is to find background information for their research tasks and projects. The Science direct/Elsevier database ranks first (89.2%) as the most used electronic database by the students, while Springer, ISI, Scoups, Proquest, ACS, Oxford Journals, Emerald, ASME, Ebsco, ASCE, IOP, and AMS rank 2nd to 13th respectively.Conclusions: The main obstacles of easy access to information are mentioned as: not enough knowledge of English language and the interruption of universities subscription in the case of some electronic databases.
 
Keyword(s): INFORMATION NEEDS, POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS, ELECTRONIC DATABASES, ROSE NET DIGITAL LIBRARY, DANESHYAR DATABASES, BU-ALI SINA UNIVERSITY, HAMEDAN
 
 
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LATIFI, M., & OSAREH, F. (2010). DETERMINING THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF POST-GRADUATE STUDENTS AT BU-ALI SINA UNIVERSITY WITH EMPHASIS ON AVAILABLE ELECTRONIC DATABASES. JOURNAL OF EPISTEMOLOGY (LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY), 3(9), 63-75. https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=276027



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LATIFI M., OSAREH F.. DETERMINING THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF POST-GRADUATE STUDENTS AT BU-ALI SINA UNIVERSITY WITH EMPHASIS ON AVAILABLE ELECTRONIC DATABASES. JOURNAL OF EPISTEMOLOGY (LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY). 2010 [cited 2022January19];3(9):63-75. Available from: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=276027



IEEE: Copy

LATIFI, M., OSAREH, F., 2010. DETERMINING THE INFORMATION NEEDS OF POST-GRADUATE STUDENTS AT BU-ALI SINA UNIVERSITY WITH EMPHASIS ON AVAILABLE ELECTRONIC DATABASES. JOURNAL OF EPISTEMOLOGY (LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE AND INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY), [online] 3(9), pp.63-75. Available: https://www.sid.ir/en/journal/ViewPaper.aspx?id=276027.



 
 
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