The utilization of search engines by students of the Library and Information Science Program at Universitas Padjadjaran

Sujito, Sujito (2018) The utilization of search engines by students of the Library and Information Science Program at Universitas Padjadjaran. IOP Conf. Series: Journal of Physics: Conf. Ser1i2e3s.

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Abstract

Search engines have become an integral part of student learning activities. This study aims to see how the use of search engines by students, especially by students of the Library and Information Science Program, Faculty of Communication Sciences, Universitas Padjadjaran. This study uses the mixed method. The research data was obtained through questionnaires, in-depth interviews, observations and literature studies. The results of the study showed that in learning activities, the respondents used search engines to find the references for college assignments and thesis writing material. The students also use search engines to meet daily information needs, solve problems, increase knowledge, reduce doubts, clarify things, entertain, fulfill curiosity about others,etc. The retrieval technique used by students is by using keywords/queries, Boolean logic, query strategies in the form of a brief search and using the advanced search feature. This research is expected to contribute to the university in supporting online-based learning facilities for students.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: 400 Bahasa > 407 Education, research, related topics
600 Teknologi > 607 Education, research, related topics
Divisions: Fakultas Ilmu Tarbiyah dan Keguruan > Pendidikan Bahasa Inggris
Depositing User: dosen dosen
Date Deposited: 09 Apr 2019 00:38
Last Modified: 09 Apr 2019 05:30
URI: http://eprints.iain-surakarta.ac.id/id/eprint/4076

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