ISSN: 2249 - 0213

     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

Impact and Purpose of Accessing Electronic Journals in Engineering College Students at Dindigul District – A Study

The study focused on the extent of access and use of electronic journals by the students of an engineering college in Dindigul District from the different E-journal sources available. The study adopted the quantitative research and used cross-sectional survey research design. Findings from the study revealed that personal access through open source was the most used source of e-journals for their academic activities. E-journals were also most frequently used in academic activities. Students should attend more training and workshops on E-resources search and retrieval skills; modules should include effective search strategies, designing appropriate metadata and subject headings to enable easy retrieval.

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