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Narrative Information seeking in the Epic Tradition: A Study of Ramayana and its Relevance in the Digital Era

Author Affiliations

  • 1Dept. of Lib. & Information Science, Shri Govind Guru University, Godhra, Gujarat, India
  • 2M.M. Gandhi Arts and Commerce College, Kalol – Panchmahal, Gujarat, India

Res. J. Library Sci., Volume 12, Issue (1), Pages 1-6, January,21 (2024)


In this study, the Ramayana is used as a significant example to examine the narrative information-seeking strategies used in the epic tradition. One of the earliest and most well-known epics, the Ramayana is renowned for its rich storytelling and cultural relevance. The study looks at how the Ramayana's protagonists move around and gather information, making comparisons to modern information-seeking practices in the digital age. This study clarifies the applicability of traditional storytelling techniques in the contemporary digital environment by examining the narrative structure of the epic and the characters' information-seeking tactics.


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