عنوان مقاله [English]
Introduction: Information growth and recognition of its values is important in personal and professional life for everyone. Thus, it is important to learn special skills in information seeking process during formal education. This study aimed to examine Information behavior of users of public libraries on the World Wide Web.
Method: The present research was conducted qualitatively, with a phenomenological approach, taking individuals as units of analysis. The research population was all users of public libraries in Saqez city. The sample size of this study was based on the saturation criterion of 25 people.
Result: Analyzing the data revealed five main themes for users of public libraries in Saqez city experiences of the internet, each having some sub-themes.
Conclusion: The results of this research can be of benefit to the individual, families and authorities. An important issue in this research is the need to educate users to understand the positive and negative aspects of the World Wide Web to make informed choices about resources and information. As well as the necessity of increasing the speed of the Internet and computer systems in public libraries and sending current awareness services, listing the contents of specialized journals and ... to the users' mail.