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Robinson, Mark; Robertson, Steve – Health Education Journal, 2014
Objective: To understand the views of men and service providers concerning the health information needs of men. Design: A men's health programme was implemented aimed at developing new health information resources designed for use by local organizations with men in socially disadvantaged groups. Research was carried out at the scoping stage to…
Descriptors: Males, Information Needs, Health, Health Education
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Siegel, John; Morris, Martin; Stevens, Gregg A. – College & Research Libraries, 2020
While previous studies have examined lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) information needs, none have addressed librarian confidence in addressing LGBTQ-themed information needs or the factors affecting this confidence. The authors used a mixed-methods survey to assess the knowledge and perspectives of academic librarians in…
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Librarians, Librarian Attitudes, LGBTQ People
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Onuigbo, Liziana; Osadebe, Ngozi Eunice; Achebe, Nancy Ekwulira – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2020
This study examined classroom environment required for meeting the information needs of students with hearing impairment. It employed descriptive design. A total of 165 respondents participated in the study. Three objectives guided the study. Questionnaires and focus group discussion were used for data gathering. Findings identified sign language…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Information Needs, Hearing Impairments, College Students
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Tella, Adeyinka; Bode-Obanla, Olatubosun; Sulyman Age, Abdulkareem – Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship, 2020
This study examined the perspective of university of Ilorin Library and Information Science Undergraduate Students on Information Needs and Seeking Behavior through YouTube. Total enumeration method was used to involve all the available students in the department. Questionnaire developed by the researcher complemented with a focused group…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Information Needs, Information Seeking, Video Technology
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Oyediran-Tidings, Stella O.; Ondari-Okemwa, Ezra M.; Nekhwevha, Kenya Fhulu H. – South African Journal of Education, 2019
Types of educational information needed by learners, their level of access and librarians' supportive roles in learning are pertinent to the attainment of quality education. This study seeks to identify the types of educational information needed by high school learners and the barriers of access. The study is underpinned by the jurisprudential…
Descriptors: Information Needs, Access to Information, Librarians, Barriers
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Kopiyawattage, Kumudu P. P.; Warner, Laura A.; Roberts, T. Grady – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2018
Extension is challenged with meeting the needs of a variety of stakeholders. As the country becomes more urban, Extension may need to adapt programming to reach new clients. Having an understanding about what, when, and how urban food producers gather information is important to address their needs. Information that is relevant, up-to-date, and…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, Information Needs, Information Seeking, Extension Education
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McGovern, Patricia; Zimmerman, Sheryl – Journal of Social Work Education, 2018
The purpose of this article is to identify doctoral administration and education standards, practices, policies, and related gaps in knowledge, and consider them in the context of persistent social work challenges. A literature review was conducted, and focus groups were convened at the 2016 conference of the Group for the Advancement of Doctoral…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Academic Standards, Educational Policy, Social Work
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Chen, Lei-Shih; Min, Jungkyung; Zhao, Shixi; Yeh, Yu-Chen; Huang, Tse-Yang – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2019
We conducted the first needs assessment study by examining the information needs in genetic testing for autism spectrum disorders among parents of children with autism spectrum disorders in Taiwan. Parents of children with autism spectrum disorders in 236 public elementary schools with special education services were invited to complete a survey.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Needs Assessment, Genetic Disorders, Screening Tests
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Afzal, Waseem – Information Research: An International Electronic Journal, 2017
Introduction: The purpose of this paper is to propose a methodology to conceptualize, operationalize, and empirically validate the concept of information need. Method: The proposed methodology makes use of both qualitative and quantitative perspectives, and includes a broad array of approaches such as literature reviews, expert opinions, focus…
Descriptors: Information Needs, Methods, Validity, Qualitative Research
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Visker, Joseph; Rhodes, Darson; Cox, Carol – Health Educator, 2017
Community Health Workers (CHWs) serve an indispensable but oftten misunderstood and unrecognized role in public health. These individuals constitute the frontline of health care in many communities and are relied upon to provide an assortment of services. Unfortunately, the full extent to which CHWs are utilized is unknown and there is little…
Descriptors: Community Health Services, Health Personnel, Staff Role, Professional Development
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Skinner, Julia; Gross, Melissa – College & Research Libraries, 2017
Sexual assault is a prevalent, yet underreported and stigmatizing crime that disproportionately affects college-age students. The literature of Library & Information Studies does not currently address the ways in which survivors may seek information after an assault. Blending findings from Psychology and LIS, this study proposes the…
Descriptors: Sexual Abuse, Rape, College Students, Access to Information
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Delaney, Geraldine; Bates, Jessica – New Review of Academic Librarianship, 2018
This article investigates academic library needs of doctoral students. The study identifies PhD students' information literacy training needs and explores current levels of library engagement, barriers to use, and gaps in existing services. First-year PhD students at Ulster University (UU) were surveyed and interviews were undertaken with three…
Descriptors: Users (Information), Information Needs, Library Services, Graduate Students
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Larson, Agatha Gifty; Owusu-Acheaw, Michael – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2016
The study focuses on the information needs of distance learners of the Winneba Study Centre of the University of Education, Winneba. The main objective was to investigate the information needs of this group of students who live far away from their host institution and have minimal interaction with their tutors. The study was a survey and made use…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Surveys, Questionnaires, Distance Education
Gardner, Carrie Lee – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Errors during the course of clinical practice are common and can lead to adverse events in hospitalized patients. Insufficient information and lack of clinician knowledge can serve as major contributing factors to the incidence of errors that occur during patient care. Nurses at the bedside need immediate access to patient specific information, at…
Descriptors: Nurses, Information Needs, Information Seeking, Medical Services
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Adekunjo, Olalekan Abraham; Adepoju, Samuel Olusegun; Adeola, Anuoluwapo Odebunmi – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
The study assessed users' information needs and satisfaction in selected seminary libraries in Oyo State, Nigeria. This paper employed the descriptive survey research design, whereby the expost-facto was employed with a sample size of three hundred (300) participants, selected from six seminaries located in Ibadan, Oyo and Ogbomoso, all in Oyo…
Descriptors: Information Needs, Users (Information), Theological Education, Foreign Countries
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