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Title: Information seeking habits and needs of agricultural research scientists in Ibadan metropolis, Nigeria
Authors: Adewumi, C. O. B.
Keywords: Agricultural scientists
Information seeking behaviour
Information needs
Agricultural Research Institutes
Issue Date: Jun-2003
Publisher: Ogun State Chapter of Nigerian Library Assocaition
Abstract: The study examined the information seeking behaviour and needs of agricultural research scientists within the Ibadan metropolis with a view to assisting information professionals to provide for these needs more efficiently than hitherto. Data were drawn from five agricultural research institutes in Ibadan. The results of the study revealed that agricultural research scientists relied mostly on agricultural libraries and correspondence with coleagues for information. Information is sought primarily for research and for matters relating to self-improvement. Journals were the most consulted of the various information sources
ISSN: 1119-6041
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