Reading Habits and Attitude among the Seminar Librarians of University of Karachi
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Reading is the most valuable among many habits of man. Some feel it as a source of pleasure and enjoyment and some consider it a wearisome activity. While a large number of people believe that it is need of time. This paper seeks to appraise the reading habits and attitude of seminar librarians of University of Karachi, Pakistan in terms of time, purpose, material and language. It is also an effort to know the Seminar Librarian’s attitudes towards reading. To collect data, a questionnaire consists of three parts; personal information, reading habits, and reading attitude was designed and distributed among the targeted population. The collected data was analyzed and the result of findings is presented in the form of tables. From the total of 50 questionnaires distributed, 44 representing 88% were filled and returned. The findings show that majority of the seminar librarians having interest to read but not in form of printed book instead on internet. Only 36% librarians considered reading as source of enjoyment.
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