This quantitative study compared a print pathfinder and a web-based research tool in library instruction for two sections of a first-year business course. The traditional print pathfinder received higher ratings on use, ease of use, and helpfulness, but both tools resulted in students citing a similar number of recommended sources.
library, libraries, library instruction, information literacy, students
Magi, Trina J., "What's Best for Students: Comparing the Effectiveness of a Traditional Print Pathfinder and a Web-based Research Tool" (2003). University Libraries Faculty and Staff Publications. 15.