Evaluating the Awareness and Usage of Ugc-Infonet Digital Library Consortium by the Faculty Members: A Case Study of Odisha State Universities
UGC-Infonet consortium is one of the land mark achievement in the field of higher education in India. It is only the possible solution to the ever growing demand for information and ever decreasing the budget to the universities. UGC-Infonet is the E-journal consortium; the users can access the scientific and research articles on 7×24 hour basis on their desk top. Presently it includes 20 full text database, 10 bibliographic and open access databases. These databases covers all most all fields of higher learning i.e. Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, Physical and Chemical Sciences, Life Sciences, Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics etc. The present study evaluates the awareness and usage of UGC-Infonet by the faculty members of Odisha’s state universities.