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ERIC Number: EJ334695
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Library Anxiety: A Grounded Theory and Its Development.
Mellon, Constance A.
College and Research Libraries, v47 n2 p160-65 Mar 1986
Three concepts that emerged from qualitative study exploring feelings of college students about using libraries for research--students generally feel that their library-use skills are inadequate; inadequacy is shameful and should be hidden; inadequacy would be revealed by asking questions--led to formulation of a grounded theory of library anxiety. (EJS)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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Identifiers: East Carolina University NC; Grounded Theory; Library Anxiety; Users (Information)