Information-Seeking Behavior of Undergraduate, Graduate, and Doctoral Students: A Survey of Istanbul University, Turkey

Dilek Kayaoğlu H.

Communications in Computer and Information Science, cilt.423, ss.123-136, 2014 (Düzenli olarak gerçekleştirilen hakemli kongrenin bildiri kitabı)

  • Cilt numarası: 423
  • Basım Tarihi: 2014
  • Dergi Adı: Communications in Computer and Information Science
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.123-136



The main purpose of this study is to examine the research habits of undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students at Istanbul University. Specifically, the study tries to develop a deeper understanding of the changing nature of participants' general research processes and their information-seeking behavioral patterns. Moreover, the study investigates whether academic level and discipline influence participants' information-seeking behavior. Based on survey findings, the author makes recommendations for improving both students' information literacy levels and library services to better meet the needs of users.