The use of library and information resources by research staff at Glascow Caledonian University

Rona Ferguson, John Crawford

Abstract


This research evaluates the use made of LIS by
researchers at Glasgow Caledonian University with a
view to effecting improvements where appropriate.The
interview method was used. As a result of the study
electronic requesting of inter library loans has been
introduced and special Library web pages for
researchers are now available. The need for cooperation
between the Library and the Research and
Commercial Development Office was recognised. The
research methodologies of researchers was found to
be extremely variable and often unsophisticated. Direct
contact with the Library is in decline.

Keywords


LIS; inter library loans; cooperation

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CILIP Registered Charity no 313014

ISSN 1756-1086 (Online)