International Journal of Academic Research and Development

International Journal of Academic Research and Development


International Journal of Academic Research and Development
Vol. 1, Issue 11 (2016)

Information seeking behaviour of the students of National Law University, Uttar Pradesh


Vishnu Srivastava, Dr. Vijay Raghav Tiwari

Access to information is vital and the library professionals have to face challenges for providing adequate qualitative information to users of legal institutions. In the era of information explosion and information overload it becomes essential that information needs of students and faculties in legal institution can be met effectively. Hence, the need of users of law libraries and their Information Seeking Behaviour for planning and information collection, services and facilities of libraries are felt necessary. The purpose of this study is to investigate the awareness of legal e-resources and information seeking behaviour amongest the law students in National Law Universities. In this study we investigated into the information seeking behaviour and information technology skills of the students of Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia National Law University, Lucknow as case study. The study focuses on legal information needs of law students, awareness of legal information resources, the information seeking strategy, utilisation of digital legal resources, challenges and problems of law students with regards to accessing digital legal information in present digital environment.
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