Penelusuran Informasi pada Pemustaka Universitas Negeri Padang

Malta Nelisa, Ardoni Ardoni


Information search is important in supporting the activity of “Tri Dharma Perguruan
Tinggi”. Student information search results are often found to be very similar to statements
in the reference used. Skills in the use of information reflect the understanding
of college librarians against information literacy. The research method used in compiling
this article is by qualitative research. In this research used information tracing
model with stages namely: starting, chaining, browsing, differentiating, monitoring,
extracting, verifying, and ending. The study was conducted on 143 users from State
University of Padang (UNP) and University of Andalas (Unand). The results showed
that the lecturer is an important source of information for the user to know the initial
reference that will be used in the completion of academic tasks. In addition, college
librarians have a high dependence on internet resources. In terms of the formulation
of information retrieval results, some readers use the full statement in reference. In
other words, the user does not formulate the search results according to his or her
understanding. However, some others


information tracking; information literacy; college librarian

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