Information needs, Information seeking Behaviour and use of Electronic resources by Research scholars and Faculties in the University and Research libraries of Odisha
This research study state the various aspects relating to information needs, information seeking behaviour and use of electronic resources by research scholars and faculties in the university and research libraries of Odisha. The data were collected from faculties and research scholars of 9 traditional universities and 3 research institutions. A total of 600 questionnaires were distributed randomly in the different departments of universities and research institutions, as well as among the users who visited the library, over a period of eight months during the January to August of the year 2014. Out of 600 questionnaires, 464 questionnaires duly filled up were returned to the researchers resulting to 77.33% response rate. The data collected were properly analysed with different statistical tools and at the end findings have been incorporated.