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The information needs of practitioners

The information needs of practitioners

a review of the literature


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Published by University of London in London .
Written in English

Edition Notes

Microfiche. Boston Spa, Wetherby, West Yorkshire : British Library Lending Division, 1981. 3 microfiches : negative ; 11 x 15 cm.

Statementprepared by Anne Wilkin.
SeriesBL R&D report ;, 5611, British Library research & development reports ;, report no. 5611.
LC ClassificationsMicrofiche 2502, no.5611 (Z)
The Physical Object
Pagination252 p. in various pagings.
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2358256M
LC Control Number86893381

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"This very informative book provides an in-depth introduction to the theory and practice of information needs analysis (INA) in library and information organizations I would recommend this book to all information professionals who conduct information needs analysis." --Library and Information Research "The style of the book is easy to follow, it is transparent and practical.

The application of the Cited by: 2. Readership: Information Needs Analysis will be essential reading for library and information practitioners, team leaders and senior managers. It will also be a core text on course reading lists in departments of library and information studies.

Cite this paper as: Fraser R.C. () Assessing the Information Needs of Practitioners at the Local Level. In: van Eimeren W., Engelbrecht R., Flagle C.D. (eds) Third International Conference on System Science in Health : R. Fraser. Clinical Information need is an important factor for the practicing allopathic medical practitioners.

This study aim is to identify the practitioners’ clinical information needs level and analysed with their experience and correlate with gender, educational qualification and : el Murugan Bomman, Sornam S, Kumar V.

Purpose: The paper finds out the information needs of the allopathic medical practitioners in Tamilnadu and analyse the influencing factors.

Methodology: Survey is conducted among the allopathic medic al practitioners working in five districts of Tamilnadu. Five point Likert-type structured questionnaire as a tool is used for collection of primary by: 1.

This article is an attempt to investigate the information needs and seeking behavior of law practitioners at District Bar Association Session Court Bahawalpur. Information needs and information-seeking behavior of academics have also been a popular area of research for the information scientists for decades (Majid and Kassim, ).

Many authors have pointed out that the studies on information-seeking behavior and the needs of social scientists are fewer than those involving the natural sciences, and. The information need for the various purposes is enumerated below as: Information is an aid in decision making, policy making needed for the policy makers, decision makers, managers etc.

Information will have a reinforcing/ trans forming effect on human beings on receiving it. Information Needs Kennedy () wrote that the concept of information needs is similar to the need for love and the physiological need for food and water.

He added, information seeking thus, is dependent upon the problem situation from which the need for information arises. Information can be specified as a compulsory element to be used in decision making in organisations. Decisions taken in organisations can be divided into two categories – strategic and operational, and each type of decision is associated with relevant information needs.

Grey literature Information that is not available through the normal book selling channels such as reports, manuscripts and patents For the retrieval of information Secondary information sources to retrieve information •Bibliographies to find books (eg. Bookfind, Books in Print) •Indexes to find journal articles (eg.

Information need is an individual or group's desire to locate and obtain information to satisfy a conscious or unconscious ‘information’ and ‘need’ in ‘information need’ are an inseparable and interests call forth information.

Learn more in: Information Seeking Behaviour in Changing ICT Environment: A Study of Alagappa Chettiar College of Engineering. Public health practitioners meet their information needs by using information resources that are easy to access and use, up-to-date, flexible, free or low cost, pre-digested or summarized, stable, and are focused on the practitioner’s particular field(s).

Public health professionals rely on timely, up-to-date information. Serving the Information Needs of NPs Since It’s essential to stay informed on the latest developments in your field, including everything from clinical topics and evidence-based research to career progression and professional development.

The Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP) delivers that and much more. “Information Needs Analysis: Principles and Practice in Information Organizations,” published by Facet Publishing and available through the ALA Store, fills that gap by supporting practitioners in developing an information needs analysis strategy, and offering the necessary professional skills and techniques to do so.

This new book is designed to fill that gap, by supporting practitioners in developing an information needs analysis strategy, and offering the necessary professional skills and techniques to do so.

This study investigated the information needs of media practitioners in Lagos State, Nigeria. The study adopted a survey design and questionnaire was used as an instrument for the data collection.

The population of the study comprised of media practitioners who were randomly selected from some media houses in Lagos State. Information Needs of Practitioners in Reading Readiness. Willis, Harriet Doss In a project designed to interpret research and development in the field of reading to practitioners, telephone interviews were conducted with a representative group of the nation's educators and with seven outstanding reading researchers by the Research and.

This new book is designed to fill that gap, by supporting practitioners in developing an information needs analysis strategy, and offering the necessary. Information specialists working to support public health practitioners must promote the use of, and enable access to, all types of public health information including evidence and grey literature.

The lack of searchable databases for public health grey literature is a barrier to accessing this literature by public health practitioners. Information needs are facts that a person wants, needs or expects in an information source.

This can be driven by curiosity or the need to make a decision or complete a task. The following are common examples of an information need. Consumer Researching a purchase of a product or service. Among the total practitioners (), 43% always need treatment followup information, % sometimes and % occasionally need treatment follow-up information.

Regarding emergency protocol information, %, %, %, %, %, % of the of the years, years, years, years, years, and above. The term information need is often understood as an individual or group's desire to locate and obtain information to satisfy a conscious or unconscious mentioned in general literature about needs, it is a common term in information ing to Hjørland () it is closely related to the concept of relevance: If something is relevant for a person in relation to a given.

Get this from a library. The information needs of the general practitioner: a theoretical model based on an analysis of the general practitioner's cognitive environment.

[P J Lor]. Objective To investigate the needs of Dutch general practitioners on discharge medication, both regarding content, timing and the appreciation of pharmacotherapeutic advices from clinical g A general teaching hospital in Amsterdam, the A prospective observational study was performed.

A questionnaire with regard to the content, optimal timing. Abstract Objective The aim of this study was to determine the perceived information needs of healthcare practitioners (HCPs) in relation to reducing medication objectives were to gather.

Other expressed needs include knowing recent legislation, obtaining information on local and international seminars and conferences, and on acquisition and application of legal “know-how”.

The library has been identified as the most heavily consulted information source for job-related information.

In general, the DEA requires the following information be included on prescriptions written for controlled substances: Drug name, strength, dosage, quantity, directions for use, and number of refills (if any) authorized.

Meeting the Information Needs of Battered Women: Responsibilities and Roles for Library and Information Science With Patricia Dewdney, Roma M. Harris, Christina Lockerby Research on citizen information-seeking suggests that most people in need of coping information tend to use interpersonal sources such as family and friends in preference to.

Information Need Information need is the motivation people think and feel to seek information, but it is a complex concept that divides researchers. In this chapter, we discuss preliminary definitions of information need derived from a historical and current overview of the concept in com-puter and information science.

It stands on the pillars of information. Practitioners working in media organizations need current, authoritative and factual information to construct the news.

For fulfillment of these needs, media practitioners (MPs) consult many sources and channels of information, such as libraries, information centers, record centers, and Internet.

information, support, improved self-confidence and skill in decision making, methods of clarifying and communicating values, etc.; or for practitioners: reliable information, strategies and skills in supporting decision making, etc.) 2.

Determining whether existing programs meet the decision support needs. In a literature review of rural health practitioners, Dorsch has found that while the information needs and practices of rural health practitioners are similar to their urban counterparts, the barriers to accessing information differ: rural health professionals are thwarted by isolation, lack of services by local libraries, inadequate.

Background When disaster strikes, the information needs of the affected community change dramatically. Residents may suddenly require information about current evacuation efforts, displaced populations may want information about their families and homes, or emergency relief personnel may be looking for information about resources available within the local area.

Objectives – Previous research has characterized urban healthcare providers' information needs, using various qualitative methods. However, little is known about the needs of rural primary care practitioners in Brazil.

Communication exchanged during tele-consultations presents a unique data source for the study of these information needs.

In this study, I characterize rural healthcare. Meeting the information needs of the community calls for a variety of resources and a broad understanding of the kinds of questions that patrons may need answered.

The truth is out there — and a lot of people expect to find it at the library or on the library website. The National Institute for Literacy provides information about research and initiatives to expand the community of literacy practitioners, students, and policymakers.

Sustainable Measures provides a searchable database of indicators by broad topics (health, housing) and keywords (AIDS, access to care, birth weight, etc.) for communities. Clinical Information Needs of the Allopathic Medical Practitioners in Developing Country, India: A Descriptive Analysis with Workplace.

(Karen, ). Clinical Information Need - The need for information by doctors in the patient care setting as a tool to manage the patient's care.

This is a different process from information use in an. Information seeking Information use Information needs Information genres Online catalogs Online searching Digital libraries Library use Introduction "Information behavior" is the currently preferred term used to describe the many ways in which human beings interact with information, in particular, the ways in which people seek and utilize.

The development of strategies for dealing with the information needs of urban residents, phase II--information practitioner study: Final report [Dervin, Brenda] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The development of strategies for dealing with the information needs of urban residents, phase II--information practitioner study: Final reportAuthor: Brenda Dervin.

The Association of College & Research Libraries defines information literacy as a "set of integrated abilities encompassing the reflective discovery of information, the understanding of how information is produced and valued and the use of information in creating new knowledge and participating ethically in communities of learning".

The American Library Association (ALA) Presidential.Information needs and information seeking behaviour of students utilizing electronic resources at the Library of UiTM Section Shah Alam: Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM). Kakai, M., Ikoja-Odongo, R. and Kigongo-Bukenya, I. M.

N. A study of the information seeking behaviour of undergraduate students of Makerere University, Uganda. Information seeking theories often refer to the concept of information needs, a presumed cognitive state wherein an individual’s need state triggers the search behavior characteristic of information seeking in a given terms such as these have migrated from a common theory to everyday colloquial use, their use in design research should be questioned and evaluated as in any .