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Awareness and Usage of Online Databases at Central University Library of PU: A Case Study

This study discovers the amount of interest in using of online databases by the faculty and post graduate (PG) students and Consummation level of online databases in the Presidency University Library. A well-framed questionnaire has prepared and shared to faculty and the PG students to carry out the study and analyses the data regarding the [...]

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Internet Access and Use among Face to Face Program Students of Indira Gandhi National Open University: A Survey

The study surveyed the access and use of internet among face-to-face programs students at Indira Gandhi National Open University. To collect the data 150s structured questionnaire was prepared, distributed randomly among students. 120(80%) students responded, 71(59.17%) Males and 49(40.83) was Females respectively. The findings reveal that 20 (16.16%) M.Sc Chemistry and 15 (12.50%) of M.Sc [...]

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Cost and Value of Library and Information Services: A Case Study Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, Gujarat

The purpose of the study is to be examining the cost and value of the library and information services, PDPU University. This article provides a general discussion of the issues relating to costs of library and information services in the library, reviews the functional cost analysis method, and presents selected data gathered from a larger [...]

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Selection and Acquisition of E-resource Collection in Selected Libraries of R&D Institutions in Kolkata city: A Survey of Current Practices

The study evaluates various aspects of current practices of selection and acquisition of e-resources in selected libraries of R & D institutions in Kolkata city. Selection of information resources is the core collection development function and the objective is to satisfy user needs. The study highlights the responsible authority, method, criteria, availability and mode of [...]

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Use of Internet by the Faculty and Academic Staff Members: A Survey Study of Swift Group of Colleges Rajpura in the Disciplines of Medical Science

The present study has been undertaken to use the Internet by the Faculty and academic staff members: A survey study of Swift Group of Colleges Rajpura in the disciplines of Medical Science. A well structured questionnaire was distributed among the faculty and academic staff members of two selected departments of Swift Group of Colleges Rajpura. [...]

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A Study of Difficulties Faced During Information Search Pattern for E-Resources among Students of Management

In recent times, the Libraries are transforming from just storehouses of collection of documents to vibrant service centers containing E-resources; rapidly moving towards digital libraries, e-libraries and virtual libraries. Information available in digital form demands latest methods for its handling for both the library professionals as well as users. Hence, there is a steady need [...]

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A Study of Information Need and Seeking Behavior of Science Students at Government Institutions in Rajasthan (India)

The study focuses on the information need and searching behavior of Post Graduate (P.G.) students and Research Scholars (Ph.D. students) of different departments covered under faculty of science at Govt. College Kota, one of the largest Government Academic Institute of Rajasthan. The data collected from a sample of 196 students adopting questionnaire as well as [...]

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Efficiency and effectiveness of accessing information in the digital environment by the Agricultural Faculty

According to the American Library Association (ALA 2000) Information Literacy Competency standards for higher education, the information literate student acquires, needed information effectively and efficiently. The present study was conducted among agricultural faculty members in Kerala on efficiency and effectiveness of accessing information from the sources. This study shows that faculty members are using computers [...]

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Preference and Usage Pattern of e-Resources among Nursing Professionals in Nursing College Libraries in Mangalore, Karnataka

Nursing professionals require broad range of health information for their clinical and educational needs. Technological advances have made the nursing college libraries role much easier in supporting the teaching, learning and research activities of the nursing professionals by acquiring electronic resources in addition to the print. This study has been undertaken with an attempt to [...]

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Information Sources and Services offering to Tripura University Researcher, Students and Faculties: A case Study of Central Library, Tripura University

In a University, Central Library is playing a most significance role towards the research ongoing to the university. Off course the selection of documents in the library like books, journals and information sources is more complicated in the age of e-resources. University Library is supposed to fulfill the need of its various types user like [...]

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Use of UGC INFONET Digital Library Consortium Resources by Thiruvalluvar University Library Users: A Case Study

UGC INFONET Digital Library Consortium is an innovative project launched by UGC to provide access of full text electronic resources and bibliographic databases to the research and academic community in India. The present paper is an attempt to study the usage of e-resources available through UGC INFONET Digital Library Consortium by the Thiruvalluvar University Library users. 105 questionnaires were [...]

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Use of Digital Library Recources by the Faculty Members: A Case Study

The present age is called as Digital Age. In this age, there is a vast change in almost all walks of life. Because of the electronics inventions, the education field is also greatly affected. In the final decade of the last century, there is a great increment in the use of electronic Medias and mediums in the educational [...]

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Demographic Variables, Self-Efficacy and Work-Family Conflict among Women Librarians in Ondo State Nigeria

This study examined the independent as well as collective effects of demographic variables and self-efficiency on work family conflict among women academic Librarians working in tertiary institutions in ondo State-Nigeria. Total enumerative survey method was adopted to carry out the study with the aid of questionnier. The study revealed that women academic Librarians exhibit high level of self-efficacy and [...]

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Consequences of Political Instabilities on Research and EResource Usage: A Study of University of Kashmir

The study explores usage of electronic resources by the academicians in Kashmir (Indian Administered) in the times of conflict (2009-2010) and peace (2011-2012). It is an attempt to investigate the influence of political conditions on the usage of electronic resources. The study also focuses on the research output of University of Kashmir during these years. Statistics of usage provided [...]

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Use of ICT Based Resources and Services among the Users of Arts and Science Colleges in Virudhunagar District: A Study

The present paper explains about the ICT resources and their use by the faculty members, research scholars and students in the Arts and Science colleges of Virudhunagar District. Developments in ICT have made significant impact on all spheres of human life. The data is collected through a questionnaire to study the information need for the faculty members, research scholars [...]

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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 [...]

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Awareness and Use of E-Journals among the Research Scholars of Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan: A Case study

The most important sensation of the 21st century is regarded as information revolution particularly e-resources. This dawn has changed the shape of Libraries and role of Librarians. The paper attempts to investigate the level of awareness and utilization of electronic journals or E-journals among research scholars (RS) of Banasthali Vidyapith (BV), Rajasthan, India. This work [...]

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Use of Internet Resources and Services by Faculty of Technical Institutions in Mysore: A Survey

The purpose of present study is to examine how the faculties of technical institutions use the internet resources and its services for their academic activities. The study is intended to explore the use of internet in all its multiplicity, awareness of its services, the problems faced while browsing the NET and influence of the internet [...]

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User Oriented Approach towards E-Resources: A Case Study of IIT ROPAR

E-resources are increasingly important to all aspects of teaching and learning. This present study provides an overview of the utilization of e-resources by the users of IIT library Ropar. A well-structured questionnaire was administered to the faculty members and the students of IIT Ropar to get required data. 100 questionnaires were distributed, out of which [...]

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Encouraging to Improving the use and search techniques skills on the webbased e- scholarly Databases subscribed by UOBL

This experimental and descriptive user study intend to focus in particular to improve search skills and encourage usage through certain techniques and tips required to formulate queries and searches to get best results of the information needed from the e-scholarly data bases prescribed by the University of Bahrain Library. A user study with 41 participants [...]

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Use of E-Resources in the Bits, Pilani – Hyderabad Campus: A Study

This study attempts to examine the exposure and measure the extent use of e-resources by the faculty members and research scholars of BITS, Pilani – Hyderabad Campus with questionnaire based survey. Various statistical methods have been used for data analysis. The study confirmed that there is a great amount of awareness among both faculty and [...]

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Use of Web Resources for Scholarly Research in Language and Literature: A Study among Research Scholars in Aligarh Muslim University, India

This paper assesses the level of awareness and use of web resources by the research scholars of languages and literature in Aligarh Muslim University, India. Further the paper aims to highlight the problems faced by research scholars while accessing web resources, their opinion about the features and usefulness of the e-resources. The study was conducted [...]

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