Document Type : Articles


1 M.S. library and information science, Science and Research branch, Islamic Azad university, Kerman, Iran

2 Associate Professor ofLibrary and Informations Science Shiraz University


This paper aims to investigate the current status of coping with Information Resources: Identifying, Searching, Accessing, Evaluating and Using Information in Academic Libraries. In order to fulfill the aim of the study, 241 Graduate Students from 7 academic schools of Islamic Azad University, Shiraz Unit: Faculty ofHumanities, Economics and Management, Science, Engineering, Artand Architecture, Agriculture, Dental, answered the questions on their need to coping with information resources. This is a survey research which has been carried out by employing a questionnaire and SPSS for windows to analyze data. The results showed that graduate students for identifying, Searching, Accessing, Evaluating and Using Information, used methods and media such as reviewing of information resources, sites on the Internet related to subjects, using electronic citations, the Internet and search engines.

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