Arts and Humanities Academics Information Needs in Digital Era

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This paper examines arts and humanities academics' scholarly information needs and their means of accessing scholarly e-content in today digital environment.

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Arshad, Alia & Ameen, Kanwal November 9, 2018.

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This paper examines arts and humanities academics' scholarly information needs and their means of accessing scholarly e-content in today digital environment.

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Abstract: The purpose of this study was to examine arts and humanities academics scholarly information needs and their means of accessing scholarly e-content in today digital environment. The design of the study was quantitative and self-administered questionnaire was distributed to all regular and contractual academics of faculty of arts and humanities, oriental learning and Islamic studies. The findings showed that majority of the humanities academics were users of the Internet. They heavily relied on online reference sources, print information sources and discussion with colleagues to meet scholarly information needs. They frequently used general search engines, Google Scholar and open access e-journal websites to locate journal articles.

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  • 14th International Conference on Knowledge Management, November 9-10, 2018. Vancouver, Canada.

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The 13th International Conference on Knowledge Management (ICKM) met October 25-26 in Dallas, Texas. Serving as digital proceedings, this collection includes papers, posters, and slides from invited talks as well as practitioner and sponsor presentations.

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  • November 9, 2018

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  • Dec. 19, 2018, 12:07 p.m.

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Arshad, Alia & Ameen, Kanwal. Arts and Humanities Academics Information Needs in Digital Era, paper, November 9, 2018; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1393768/: accessed January 20, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT College of Information.