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Daina Puntuka - Academia

IV Nordic-Baltic Library Meeting

RESEARCH AND INNOVATION: NORDIC-BALTIC STRATEGIES FOR LIBRARY DEVELOPMENT

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To use periodicals (magazines,

journals, newspapers)

Fractions

51% 55%

69%

41%

41%

23%

8% 4% 9%

Year 1 Year 2 Year 3

Daily At least once a week At least once a month

Comments concerning the usage of the library included several statements, that the

library is used as a place where to work on personal laptops and teamwork. Each reader’s

table in our library is provided with an Internet outlet and students may access the

school’s network.

In order to find out the training needs of our students I was also interested whether they

attend other libraries.

Do you use other academic libraries for

research purposes?

Number of Students

21

100

121

17.4% 82.6% 100.0%

Yes No TOTAL

The comments included also statements, that our students use other academic libraries to

use their electronic databases. They mentioned the National Library of Latvia as well as

e-libraries on the Internet. During our library orientation lessons we introduce our

students to other libraries, their websites and resources available there. We also stress the

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