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Information Literacy of Non-medical Students of First Faculty of Medicine of Charles University in Prague

Summary: This survey of information literacy of undergraduate non-medical students at the First Faculty of Medicine of Charles University in Prague was conducted in October and November, 2013. The study examines the ways the students look for information, the types of resources they prefer, how they evaluate their actual abilities and knowledge when looking for scientific information, how they perceive information literacy classes at the First Faculty of Medicine, and the kinds of superstructure services, offered by the Faculty’s Institute of Scientific Information as well as by the General University Hospital in Prague, they choose to use. Our research compares the individual responses of newly admitted students, who have not taken their first year course, Introduction to Scientific Research, with the second and third year students who have completed the course. Keywords: non-medical fields, information literacy, scientific information, library services, library users, information retrieval, information specialist, social sites, quantitative research
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