This survey was distributed through local settlement agencies in the Metrotown area of Burnaby, BC in the fall of 2015. 439 surveys were returned. The attached documents are the survey itself, the methodology, and a presentation that has been given in varying forms to the Metrotown Interagency group, the Immigrant Advisory Group of the Burnaby Intercultural Planning Table, and the BC Library Conference in May 2016. The project was undertaken as a professional experience project by David McAtackney while he was a student at the iSchool at the the University of British Columbia under the supervison of Deb Thomas, Deputy Chief Librarian of Burnaby Public Library.
Information Seeking Behaviours of New Immigrants