Information gathering among the faculty of a comprehensive college: Formality and globality

Richard L. Hart

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A survey of faculty at a comprehensive college reveals highly active information gathering. Formal sources of information are more important than informal sources, and use of books and journals varies across disciplinary areas. A two-dimensional definition of information gathering is presented in terms of formal and global sources of information.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)21-27
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Academic Librarianship
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1997


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Education
  • Library and Information Sciences

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