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Where Field Staff Get Information
Journal of Extension (1991)
  • Win Shih, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • James F. Evans, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Results of this study underscore the continuing importance of a strong internal support system for field staff, including close linkages with subject-matter specialists. The top three information sources were Extension publications, Extension specialists, and personnel files. As advisers gained experience and contacts, they tended to use oral information sources increasingly often and continued to use written sources extensively.

  • Information seeking behavior,
  • agricultural extension advisor,
  • Illinois
Publication Date
Fall 1991
Citation Information
Win Shih and James F. Evans. "Where Field Staff Get Information" Journal of Extension Vol. 29 Iss. 3 (1991)
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