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dc.contributor.authorSim, Peck Hoon.-
dc.date.accessioned2010-12-30T04:16:39Z-
dc.date.available2010-12-30T04:16:39Z-
dc.date.copyright1999en_US
dc.date.issued1999-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10356/42548-
dc.description.abstractSurfing the Internet for information poses challenges to users, novice and expert alike. Internet users searching the World Wide Web possess varying levels of computer literacy, Internet literacy, Internet training, search skills, system knowledge and experience. This study explored the use of the Internet among twenty-eight young adults in the age group of 12 and 16 years old in a public library. Demographic data, their perceptions of the Internet and the search process were explored. Data was gathered on the young adults' computer and Internet literacy, Internet experiences and search skills. A triangulation method of analysis for this study was adopted using a questionnaire with multiple choice questions, unobtrusive observations on the young adult's searching on the Internet and interviews with the young adults.en_US
dc.format.extent99 p.en_US
dc.language.isoenen_US
dc.subjectDRNTU::Library and information science::Libraries::Information literacyen_US
dc.titleStudy on young adult's use of the interneten_US
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dc.contributor.schoolSchool of Applied Scienceen_US
dc.description.degreeMaster of Science (Information Studies)en_US
dc.contributor.supervisor2Mark Hepworthen_US
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