Analisis Kebutuhan dan Perilaku Pencarian Informasi Mahasiswa Difabel UIN Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta

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The need for information can happen to anyone, anytime, and anywhere. Therefore, the information needs will be very possible for students with disabilities.This study aims to see how the needs and behavior of students with disabilities in information search. The method that used in this research is qualitative method by  observation and interview as data acquisition technique. Informants in this study are students with disabilities in UIN Sunan Kalijaga Yogyakarta, which are 2 people. The results of the research will be used as a basis, especially for library managers in the provision of library materials. Based on the above analisys results, it can be concluded that basically students with disabilities have the same needs and behavior with other students. Researchers identify the information required by students with disabilities, are: 1) lifestyle, 2) lectures, 3) general, 4) social life, 5) health and 6) future plans. While in the search for information, they tend to meet the information needs using the internet.



Information Needs, Information Seeker Behavior, Difabel

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