Specific use of Internet amongst Health Care Professionals in a rural tertiary Medical College of India

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Title:
Specific use of Internet amongst Health Care Professionals in a rural tertiary Medical College of India
Author:
Trivedi, Dr Mayank; Joshi, Dr Anuradha
Citation:
Specific use of Internet amongst Health Care Professionals in a rural tertiary Medical College of India 2008-12,
Issue Date:
Dec-2008
Description:
I would like to publish this original research work for public domain
URI:
http://hdl.handle.net/10150/105481
Submitted date:
2009-06-22
Abstract:
INTRODUCTION : The study was conducted at Pramukhswami Medical College in Karamsad from November-August 2007 to assess the Computer and Internet usage amongst health care professionals. OBJECTIVE: To identify the knowledge of Computer and Internet of health care professionals of Pramukhswami Medical College and to understand the information-seeking behavior. We have observed the search habits of Internet users at PSMC. Efforts are on to find the search requirements related to the use of the Internet information. METHODS: They were given a questionnaire to collect the data. RESULTS: Results show that all the respondents are using the Internet frequently because. They use the Internet in different ways, such as accessing to online journals, downloading text, chatting, discussion, E-mail services and for finding related references. It is revealed that the professionals of PSMC are getting quality information through the Internet. It is observed that the Google and Yahoo search engines are more widely use compared to other search engines. CONCLUSION: The study revealed that high computer usage among health care professionals in an institution with good computer facilities. The majority expressed their willingness to undergo further training.
Type:
Preprint
Language:
en
Keywords:
Library Science; Community Informatics; Medical Libraries; Academic Libraries; Computer Science; Library and Information Science Education
Local subject classification:
Internet usage; Internet access; Search engines; Search strategy; Information searching; Browsers; Digital information; Information seeking behavior; India; Gujarat

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DC FieldValue Language
dc.contributor.authorTrivedi, Dr Mayanken_US
dc.contributor.authorJoshi, Dr Anuradhaen_US
dc.date.accessioned2009-06-22T00:00:01Z-
dc.date.available2010-06-18T23:26:12Z-
dc.date.issued2008-12en_US
dc.date.submitted2009-06-22en_US
dc.identifier.citationSpecific use of Internet amongst Health Care Professionals in a rural tertiary Medical College of India 2008-12,en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10150/105481-
dc.descriptionI would like to publish this original research work for public domainen_US
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION : The study was conducted at Pramukhswami Medical College in Karamsad from November-August 2007 to assess the Computer and Internet usage amongst health care professionals. OBJECTIVE: To identify the knowledge of Computer and Internet of health care professionals of Pramukhswami Medical College and to understand the information-seeking behavior. We have observed the search habits of Internet users at PSMC. Efforts are on to find the search requirements related to the use of the Internet information. METHODS: They were given a questionnaire to collect the data. RESULTS: Results show that all the respondents are using the Internet frequently because. They use the Internet in different ways, such as accessing to online journals, downloading text, chatting, discussion, E-mail services and for finding related references. It is revealed that the professionals of PSMC are getting quality information through the Internet. It is observed that the Google and Yahoo search engines are more widely use compared to other search engines. CONCLUSION: The study revealed that high computer usage among health care professionals in an institution with good computer facilities. The majority expressed their willingness to undergo further training.en_US
dc.format.mimetypedocen_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectLibrary Scienceen_US
dc.subjectCommunity Informaticsen_US
dc.subjectMedical Librariesen_US
dc.subjectAcademic Librariesen_US
dc.subjectComputer Scienceen_US
dc.subjectLibrary and Information Science Educationen_US
dc.subject.otherInternet usageen_US
dc.subject.otherInternet accessen_US
dc.subject.otherSearch enginesen_US
dc.subject.otherSearch strategyen_US
dc.subject.otherInformation searchingen_US
dc.subject.otherBrowsersen_US
dc.subject.otherDigital informationen_US
dc.subject.otherInformation seeking behavioren_US
dc.subject.otherIndiaen_US
dc.subject.otherGujaraten_US
dc.titleSpecific use of Internet amongst Health Care Professionals in a rural tertiary Medical College of Indiaen_US
dc.typePreprinten_US
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