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Information Seeking

Subtitle: An Essential Nature of Medicos

Authored By: Satwinderpal Kaur Gill

Publisher:  Authorspress

ISBN-13: 9789389615791

Year of Publication: 2020

Pages: 250

                                       Binding: Hardback(HB)

Category:  Health, Family & Personal Development

Price in Rs. 696.50

                             Price in (USA) $. 55.72

Inclusive of All Taxes (After 30% Discount on the Printed Price)

Book Description

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About the Book


This book is an attempt to examine the impact of information technology on the information seeking behaviour of medical practitioners. This work analyses various aspects of information needs and search strategies adopted by medical practitioners, i.e.,preferred information channels, factors affecting the information seeking behaviour, preference to formal and informal information sources, use of e-resources and e-services. It throws light onpreferred online databases as well as open access journals. More interestingly, the book draws some important recommendations which enable doctors to keep themselves up-to-date with the latest developments in medical field.Hence the book provides deep insights into medical information world.

About the Author


Dr. Satwinderpal Kaur Gill, working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. She did her Master in Library and Information Science from Panjab University, Chandigarh. She did her Ph. D in Library and Information Science from Guru Nanak Dev University. Her major area of specialisaton is information seeking behaviour/ user studies, knowledge organization and library classification. She started her carrier as College Librarian at Khalsa College for Women, Sidhwan Khurad, Ludhiana. Thereafter she served at GHG Institute of Law for Women, Sidhwan Khurad, Ludhiana; and Khalsa College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Amritsar. In 2011, she joined Guru Nanak Dev University. She has published a book; and a number of research papers in conference/seminar proceedings and journals of national and international repute.