The Researcher of the Future. Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D. Senior Research Scientist OCLC Research. 2010 Annual RLG Partnership Meeting June 9-11, 2010 Chicago . The Digital Information Seeker: Report of findings from selected OCLC, RIN and JISC User Behaviour Projects.
The Researcher of the Future
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D.
Senior Research Scientist
2010 Annual RLG Partnership Meeting
June 9-11, 2010
“The main problem is access to free journal articles once I have discovered they exist. Our library does not subscribe (electronically or in print) to all the journals I consult.” (Research Information Network, p. 11)
– Familiar & convenient
“The majority of researchers in all disciplines have adapted readily to the widespread availability of digital content, accessible directly from their desktops.” (CURL, p. 23)
Different constituencies = Different needs and behaviors
Connaway, L.S., & Dickey, T.J. (2010). Towards a profile of the researcher of today: The digital information seeker: Report of findings from selected OCLC, RIN, and JISC user behavior projects. [Available: http://www.jisc.ac.uk/media/documents/publications/reports/2010/digitalinformationseekerreport.pdf]
Funded by JISC
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