Factors influencing distance-education graduate students' use of information sources: A user study | Academic Article individual record
abstract

A survey of a group of distance graduate students showed their strong preference for easy and fast information retrieval and a significant association between motivation for using information and field of study. Motivation and field of study also explained differences in primary information source selection and use of home institution libraries.

publication outlet

JOURNAL OF ACADEMIC LIBRARIANSHIP

author list (cited authors)
Liu, Z., & Yang, Z.
publication date
2004
publisher
Elsevier Publisher
keywords
  • Clinical Research
identifier
23441SE
Digital Object Identifier (DOI)
start page
24
end page
35
volume
30
issue
1