Information Seeking among the members of an academic community of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

  • Md. Enamul Haque
Keywords: Information seeking, Information searching, Agricultural Scientist, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University.


This article  reports the results of a study of the information seeking behavior of faculty members of Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University(SAU) in Dhaka. Data were collected by using a questionnaire from two faculties in SAU. Results show that most of respondents (90.05%) stated their method of seeking information from library catalogue and other bibliographical tools. Ninety eight respondents (97.03%) seek information from the source of current information. It is revealed that most of the faculty members 84(83.17%) used periodicals/journals and text books. All respondents always read and write Bengali language. The majority faculty members faced the common problems while seeking information i.e. inadequate library resources.


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