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Information behavior of information workers in the process of providing medical information
Müllerová, Monika ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Novák, Michal (referee)
This diploma thesis focuses on the problem of information behavior in the process of providing medical and health information. Research focuses on identifying information barriers. Research was implemented in several specialized workplaces: Homolka Hospital Library, National Medical Library, Institute for Clinical and Experimental Medicine: Scientific Medical Library, Institute for Postgraduate Medical Education: Department of Scientific Information and Bulovka Hospital Library. The following part is my own research listing the reference workstations and utilizing the information about the problem provided by the local employees. The information was gathered during monitored interviews. The thesis also introduces basic theoretical concepts of the area of information behavior, which are related to the topic. The final part is the evaluation of the results from the collection of information. The components are suggestions for changes to improve.
Information needs and information behaviour of the History students as users of the History Cabinet at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University
Rýznarová, Kristýna ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Wančová, Nina (referee)
This bachelor thesis focuses on information need and information behaviour of history students at the Faculty of Arts, Charles University in a context of a department library called the History Cabinet. The first part introduces the library, its origins, the separation of the university, and a construction of a new faculty building. The next part describes the terms information need and information behaviour along with other selected phenomena. The last part consists of a qualitative research based on structured interviews with the history students in which is examined how the library satisfies students' information needs.
Information resources and services for sociology
Němcová, Tereza ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Novák, Michal (referee)
in English The aim of this bachelor thesis is mapping both electronic and printed information resources and services for the field of sociology. Mentioned sources include information about their content, possibilites of use and their availiability for those interested in the field, especially students, teachers and researches of Charles University. The introductory part introduces sociology and theory about information resources. The resources themselves are introduced in the next part, starting with electronic resources from the web and also from professional databases. Furthermore, the thesis describes resources published in both electronic and printed form - sociology periodicals. The final part of the thesis is dedicated to one specialized library and two university libraries. Thesis provides information of the composition of their printed documents and of other resources and services of these libraries. This thesis was compiled by search of electronic resources and processing of information obtained from library staffs.
Evidence based medicine information support at the Psychiatric clinic of the 1st Faculty of Medicine of Charles University and general University Hospital in Prague
Váchová, Veronika ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Bouzková, Helena (referee)
The thesis focuses on the use of Evidence Based Medicine (EBM) methods and principles at the Psychiatric Clinic of the First Faculty of Medicine of Charles University and the General University Hospital in Prague. There is a theoretical introduction to EBM - its origin and development, EBM information resources as well as general basic principles of this approach to work with clinical evidence. Part of this work introduces the history and current activities of the Psychiatric Clinic and the related Psychiatric Association of the Czech Medical Association of J. E. Purkyně. The practical part of the thesis describes the preparation of research and its results. Based on semi-structured interviews with physicians of the Psychiatric Clinic, the results of this research represents their current attitude towards EBM and use of EBM methods in their daily work. The aim of the thesis is also a proposal to raise awareness of EBM information sources in the form of information materials and educational seminars.
Information behaviour of secondary school teachers
Víchová, Veronika ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Landová, Hana (referee)
This thesis focuses on information behaviour of secondary school teachers in Hradec Králové area. The research is orientated at information needs, sources, searching and evaluation of information relevance by teachers. Survey includes quetionnaires and interviews. Results are compared with other research in the similar field of study. The research showed that secondary school teachers know their information needs, are able to satisfy their information needs. But they have often problems with lack of time. Key words: Teacher, secondary school, information needs, information behaviour, survey, quetionnaire, education, interview
Health information seeking behaviour of parents
Zoufalá, Kamila ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Novák, Michal (referee)
The thesis aims to map the health information behaviour of parents. Behaviour of parents represents a significant part in the life of child and therefore the attention of this thesis is focused on this topic. Its theoretical part introduces the areas characterising the topic - information behaviour, models and process of information behaviour, health, health literacy and phenomena affecting information behaviour (such as advertisement in health service or information overload). The research part contains a methodological basis of work and describes the research design. In the final part, analytical results of the interviews are elaborated.
Users of information retrieval services in National Medical Library in Prague
Hrbek, David ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Drobíková, Barbora (referee)
(in English) This bachelor thesis deals with the National Medical Library users' survey who use their search services. It shows a characteristic of the chosen users' sample and study results of their feedback. The aim of this thesis is to record interaction between National Medical Library and the users and to evaluate an asset of the search services form the library users on the basis of collected data, respectively the fact if these users consider it to be useful for them. I have used input and output questionnaires for data collecting and the personal interviews as well. Some specialised library staff participated in the specific que- stions' creation. The interviews with the respondents were made by myself. A sociological profile of a common user of the search services emerged from this survey as regards to age, study or a job. Due to a specific status of the library It could be assumed in advance that all the respondents participated in medical field. The personal interviews with the users showed to be very useful because it came out that some respondents didn't have event the basic knowledge of the literary research. This fact couldn't be seen in the written questionnaires. This bachelor thesis' topic haven't been processed too often so far. Nevertheless it was showed that this survey could...
Avoiding information as a type of information behaviour
Šiborová, Jitka ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Lipková, Helena (referee)
The aim of this diploma thesis has been a description of the phenomenon of avoiding information as one of the types of information behaviour. Avoiding information is the opposite of active information searching, but only during the last few decades it has been perceived as a problem. It often appears as related to health information, that is why my diploma thesis is primarily focused on this area. Given the fact that there doesn't exist the more detailed elaboration in Czech, the important contribution of this diploma thesis is the complex sight on this problematics. In the theoretical part there has been analyse existing abroad literature related to this topic. There have been described the influencing factors of avoiding information, then the reasons, which lead to this behaviour and the methods and strategies through which avoiding information is applied. It used the methods of quantitative and qualitative research in the practical part. keywords: avoiding information, information behaviour, seeking information, health, health information
Utilization of selected medical thesauri and classifications in patient information portals
Labský, Jan ; Jarolímková, Adéla (advisor) ; Novák, Michal (referee)
(in English) The thesis examines the use of medical thesauri and classifications in portals containing medical information for laymen. The thesis first describes the selected thesauri, classifications and individual portals. A survey was carried out exploring users' reasons for researching medical information. Subsequently, selected subjects were observed researching information on previously selected portals. The observation was complemented with semi- structured interviews with the subjects. The observed results were used to discern the key manifestations of the connection between portals and medical thesauri. The individual portals were further evaluated and their features most important to users were identified.
Legislative framework of operation and services of libraries in the Czech Republic, Poland and Slovakia: comparative analysis
Haraštová, Simona ; Římanová, Radka (advisor) ; Jarolímková, Adéla (referee)
Following thesis has a task to analyse free library laws - czech, slovak and polish. Thesis consists of two parts - theoretical and practical. In theoretical part is analysed firstly czech library law. Later slovak and polish library law are analysed. In practical part is firstly explained method - comparative analysis. Further there are formulated a research questions. Sampling and coding with indicators follow. Then method of analysis is solved - in our case comparation, where czech, slovak and polish library law are compared with help of the indicators. Further there are results of interviews with V. Richter and Z. Matušík. In the end there is a brief final summary.

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