TITLE

Information seeking behavior of lawyers from Public Attorney's Office (PAO) and the Prosecutor's Office of Pasig City

PUB. DATE
March 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Philippine Librarianship;2007, Vol. 27 Issue 1/2, p208
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the study that focused on the information seeking behavior of lawyers from the prosecutor's office and Public Attorney's Office of Pasig City in the Philippines. It mentions that the aim of the study was to find out the information searching strategies of lawyers, the feelings, behaviors and thoughts of lawyers during the search process and the issues and concerns of lawyers in the information seeking process. It notes that the methodologies used in the research were the survey method and interview, which 22 of the 40 distributed questionnaires were returned and were interviewed informally. It also concluded that lawyers engaged in several different activities such as scanning journals and index tools to keep up with their career development.
ACCESSION #
60677876

 

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