Journal of Academic Library and Information Science
International Journal of Academic Library and Information Science
Vol. 4(2), pp. 51–62, February, 2016.
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Information seeking behavior and their needs in rural population of Barak Valley: A survey
Jaman Hussan Ahmed
MLISc (Assam University, Silchar). Email- email@example.com
Accepted 8 February 2016
study was undertaken with a view to know the basic information needs and
status of Information seeking behavior of rural population of Barak
Valley which comprises of students, teachers, farmers, businessmen etc.
The respondents of the present study are mainly drawn from the rural
areas of three districts of Barak Valley where the majority of the
people are less educated. For that purpose, survey method has been
adopted by the investigators, which comprises of schedule, observation
and interviews. The present study has clearly indicated that, regarding
the improvement of information services in rural environment it is
necessary to make public library in every rural villages and make the
rural people aware about the need and importance of the public library.
Now a day’s library is important part in the world. The library gives
more information to rural community and its help to development of rural
area. So, the government should take steps to growth of public library
in undeveloped area.
Cite This Article As: Ahmed JH (2016). Information seeking behavior and their needs in rural population of Barak Valley: A survey. Inter. J. Acad. Lib. Info. Sci. 4(2): 51-62.