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Information seeking behaviour: a conceptual framework
(South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 2006)
The concepts defining information, information needs, information seeking and information use have undergone significant evolution since they were first introduced. A number of information seeking and retrieval studies ...
Information seeking behaviour of the informal sector enterpreneurs: the Ugandan experience
This article reports the results of a study aimed at identifying the information needs and uses of the informal sector in Uganda. The demographic and business characteristics of these entrepreneurs are highlighted and ...
Sources of business information and means of access used by SMEs in Uganda: the case of Northern Uganda
(Library and Information Science Research Electronic Journal (LIBRES), 2008-03)
This article is a result of part of the doctoral study Business Information Systems Design for Uganda’s Economic Development: The Case of SMEs in Northern Uganda. The study was conducted in 2005/06 to identify the sources ...
Information needs and information-seeking behavior of artisan fisher folk of Uganda
(Elservier science Inc., 2003)
This article examines the information needs, information-seeking behavior, and the impact of information use on artisan fisher folk and extension agents at three major lakes in Uganda. The findings reveal that fisher folk ...
Public library politics: the Uganda perspective
(Sage Publications, 2004)
Public libraries in Uganda face many problems, but their importance in the political, socio-economic and cultural life of the country has been recognized by government, which has integrated public libraries into all its ...
The impact of cybercafes on information services in Uganda
(First Monday, 1996)
This study assessed the impact of cybercafes on the provision of information services in uganda. It focused on cafe users only. Findings revealed that 69.8% percent were in the age group of 20-39 year. Eighty-seven percent ...
Mapping information systems and services in Uganda: an overview
(Elservier Science Ltd., 2002-12)
This paper aims at defining and mapping the information sector in Uganda with regard to general awareness and comparative studies. It is written from the sociological perspective and is based on a review of literature, a ...
Uganda's public library system and services from colonial times to the present
This article, based on a literature review, traces the history of the Public Library Service in Uganda from colonial times. Problems faced by Ugandan public libraries are highlighted and recommendations made about improving ...
Insights into the information needs of women in the informal sector of Uganda
(South African Journal of Library and Information Science, 2002)
The informal sector is a fast growing economic sector in Uganda for development and employment of most small business entrepreneurs including women in the country. This paper presents insights into the information needs ...