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Abirami V



The COVID-19 pandemic has caused considerable changes in the life of all, especially among pulmonologist. The purpose of this present study is to identify the information-seeking and literature searching skills among the pulmonologist during the COVID-19 pandemic. The survey was conducted through the online mode. The questionnaire was distributed to the pulmonologist, finally we retrieved 90 respondents. We followed random sampling for this study. The data were analysed using the SPSS software and tests such as frequency, correlation, and ANOVA was carried out in this study. This study results, that pulmonologist sometimes use (47.8%) human information resources, (33.3%) printed information resources and electronic information resources. This study concludes that the government should stop the spreading of fake news about COVID-19, it will help the pulmonologist. The Libraries should help the doctors for information seeking time. This would be helping to doctors improve their information seeking and literature search skills in future.

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