Laboratory on Digital Libraries and Electronic Publishing Archive and Library Sciences Department, Ionian University. Information seeking behavior of astronomers. Hara Brindesi, Head librarian, Eugenides Foundation Library Sarantos Kapidakis, Professor of Ionian University.
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Laboratory on Digital Libraries and Electronic PublishingArchive and Library Sciences Department, Ionian University
Information seeking behavior of astronomers
Hara Brindesi, Head librarian, Eugenides Foundation Library
Sarantos Kapidakis, Professor of Ionian University
Greek astronomers spend a lot of time in electronic environment
Time in electronic environment according to status
Keeping up-to-date with the latest papersis absolutely important for the majority of the astronomers
The importance of keeping up-to-date is strong mostly among the professors and researchers, less among the PHD students and even less among the MSc students.
The more important astronomers feel it is to keep up to date, the more hours they spend for research.
Methods considered important for keeping up-to-date
According to choice 5=daily
Greek astronomers deposit most of their papers in e-print archives like arXiv.org, particularly after the paper has been accepted by the journal
What contributes most to the effectiveness of online searching?
Factors contributing to the effectiveness of online searching