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yari S, ahmadi H. A Review on Information Seeking Behaviour Literature in Iran. .... 2014; 30 (1) :173-197
URL: http://jipm.irandoc.ac.ir/article-1-2570-en.html
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This article reviews the condition of information seeking behavior in Iran with analytical and qualittatire approaches to exhibit a clear, scientific, and read condition of it. Published literature has been reviewed both in theoretical bases and accomplished researches. So, all published literature including books, articles, theses, and research plans that has been released and distributed in Iran and were effective in this domain, has been studied. Reviews showed that the information seeking behavior has had a developing trend in quality and quantity form the last seventeen years of its emerging in Iran. Lower than 4% of published literature has been translated. Most resources have studied the information seeking behavior in research form. Scholar’s information seeking behavior has been done in most researches (about 34% of all researches). Then students’ information seeking behavior (about 17%) and researches’ information seeking behavior (about 14%) has been done. The least attention has been about examination of publics’ information seeking behavior and public library members. Reviews show that most researches have been at science and research units of Azad University in Tehran and Ahvaz. According to accomplished analysis, most articles has been published in National Studies of Librarianship and Information quarterly (previously Faslname Ketab), Processing and management of Information quarterly, and Librarianship and Information quarterly, respectively. This domain has been focused by librarians and somewhat by specialists of agricultural, social communication science, course planning, and government management fields.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Library and Information Science
Received: 2014/08/11 | Accepted: 2014/08/11 | Published: 2014/08/11

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