Awareness and Utility of Periodical Index among the Users of Banasthali Vidyapith& University of Rajasthan: A Critical study
The purpose of this paper is to investigate and determine the awareness and utility of periodical index among the faculty members (FM), research scholars (RS) and post graduate students (PG) of BanasthaliVidyapith (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 periodical index among the users is very less. This studypresents 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.