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'Or else they're lovely liars': Online searchers in Australia

Byrne, Alex (1989). 'Or else they're lovely liars': Online searchers in Australia. Online Information Review,13(5):395-405.

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Title 'Or else they're lovely liars': Online searchers in Australia
Author Byrne, Alex
Journal Name Online Information Review
Publication Date 1989
Volume Number 13
Issue Number 5
ISSN 1468-4527   (check CDU catalogue  open catalogue search in new window)
Scopus ID 2-s2.0-5844379567
Start Page 395
End Page 405
Total Pages 11
Place of Publication United Kingdom
Publisher Emerald Publishing Limited
Field of Research INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES
Abstract Online searchers in Australia were studied via a mailed questionnaire examining six sets of variables: backgrounds, experience, attitudes, behaviours, styles and satisfaction. They appeared to support preplanning, online interaction and relevance checks. In similar vein, they were mildly cost conscious and believed that their requesters were most satisfied with their performance. Those with greater experience tended to fit this description belter, as did those in special libraries.
DOI http://dx.doi.org/10.1108/eb024319   (check subscription with CDU E-Gateway service for CDU Staff and Students  check subscription with CDU E-Gateway in new window)
 
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