The use of information sources and online databases for writing theses by students of selected studies

Urszula Malaga-Toboła , Isaline Boulven , Sławomir Kocira , Agnieszka Szparaga , Agnès Henri

Abstract

The paper presents the results of research on the use of electronic publications for writing theses by first and second degree students of two engineering and technical studies: agriculture and forestry technology, and management and production engineering. 53 first-degree and 175 second-degree students were included in the study. It was found that both first and second degree students use electronic publications on a par with printed ones when writing their theses. First-degree students preferred Google Scholar, while second-degree students preferred Polish scientific publishers. The choice of both the Google Scholar database and the pages of Polish scientific publications resulted from the possibility to search for papers in Polish, which was the main language of publication chosen by both groups of students.
Author Urszula Malaga-Toboła (FoPaPE / IoAEaI)
Urszula Malaga-Toboła,,
- Institute of Agricultural Engineering and Informatics
, Isaline Boulven
Isaline Boulven,,
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, Sławomir Kocira
Sławomir Kocira,,
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, Agnieszka Szparaga
Agnieszka Szparaga,,
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, Agnès Henri
Agnès Henri,,
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Journal seriesE3S Web of Conferences, [Environment, energy and earth sciences web of conferences], ISSN 2267-1242, (0 pkt)
Issue year2019
Vol132
Pages1-6
Publication size in sheets0.5
Article number01017
ConferenceXXII International Scientific Conference POLSITA 2019 “Progress of mechanical engineering supported by information technology” , 19-11-2019 - 20-11-2019, Czajowice, Polska
DOIDOI:10.1051/e3sconf/201913201017
URL https://www.e3s-conferences.org/articles/e3sconf/abs/2019/58/e3sconf_polsita2019_01017/e3sconf_polsita2019_01017.html
Languageen angielski
LicenseJournal (articles only); author's original; Uznanie Autorstwa (CC-BY); after publication
Score (nominal)5
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