Information Access and Utilization by Faculty of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University in Electronic Era
Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have transformed the format of information resources vis-à-vis ways and means of accessing information. This has abolished the constraints of space and time and has taken the information to the desktops of users. This study examines the information access and utilization by faculty of Guru Angad Dev Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (GADVASU). Data has been collected from faculty using online questionnaire with response rate of 62%. Users’ purpose, place of accessing information, preferences over print v/s online resources, problems faced in accessing information, etc. has been explored. Findings reveal that the online access to information resources has influenced the users’ visit to library. Teaching departments and home are the preferred places for using the Internet.