The Effect of Bibliographic Instruction on the Demand for Reference ServicesLibraries Research Publications
AbstractIf the effect of bibliographic instruction is to create a more self reliant library user and information seeker, does this mean that bibliographic instruction programs lead to a decline in the demand for reference services? This research analyzes the data for 83 ARL academic libraries over a six year period. A regression equation fitted the data. Each student receiving bibliographic instruction increased the reference demand by two to seven questions.
- Bibliographic Instruction,
Published in:Portal: Libraries and the Academy, 3(January 2003): 35-39.
Date of this Version1-1-2003
Citation InformationE. Stewart Saunders. "The Effect of Bibliographic Instruction on the Demand for Reference Services" (2003)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/e_saunders/3/