User Groups and Their Specific Needs- Information behaviour:
A User Groups and Their Specific Needs You will see in details, in Unit 5, Section 3.1, the different user groups which seek library support and the kind of support they expect. You have also learnt from your study of Unit 1, Section 4, that information is a vital input in different types of activities carried by different groups of people, e.g., students, teachers, researchers, scientists, engineers, planners, government officials, business executives, jurists, legislators and several other professionals. Information needs and information seeking habits vary with each group. It is, therefore, necessary first to assess users' needs and analyse their information behaviour so that the following information services may prove productive enough.