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Awareness and utility of abstract in the universities: A critical study

The purpose of this paper is to investigate and determine the awareness and utility of abstract among the faculty members (FM), research scholars (RS) and post graduate students (PG) of Banasthali Vidyapith (BV), Rajasthan and University of Rajasthan (UR), Jaipur. In this study author has tried to find out the awareness level of users. This study reveals that awareness level of abstract tool among the users is very less. This study presents a platform for implementing
information literacy program or library orientation in the institutions and for further suggesting ways to aware the secondary information sources in the library. The study has been carried out once with FM, RS and PG students of BV and UR, so the findings can only be regarded as
interim.



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