ERIC Number: EJ676558
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2003
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The Experience of Libraries across Time: Thematic Analysis of Undergraduate Recollections of Library Experiences.
Kracker, Jacqueline; Pollio, Howard R.
Journal of the American Society for Information Science and Technology, v54 n12 p1104-16 Oct 2003
Describes a study that asked undergraduates to list three personally memorable incidents concerning library use in order to understand the human experience of libraries and implications this understanding has for library use and service, education, and design. Discusses results of content analysis, phenomenological analysis, and grade levels at which library experiences occurred. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Higher Education, Instructional Program Divisions, Library Research, Library Services, Personal Narratives, Phenomenology, School Libraries, Student Attitudes, Undergraduate Students, Users (Information)
Available electronically: http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/jhome/76501873/.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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