ISSN: 2249 - 0213

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Use of Web Resources and Services by Social Science and Arts Faculty Members, A.M.U. Aligarh

Use of Web resources and services by Social Science and Arts faculty members, A.M.U. Aligarh The study offers a way to identify the acceptance of web resources and services along with its advantages, performances, user’s satisfaction and obstacles which come during the use of web-resources and services. The study is designed to seek user’s opinion concerning the use of web resources among the faculty members of social science and arts A.M.U. Primary data were collected through a questionnaire survey of 150 faculty members of Social Science and Arts A.M.U. Aligarh.
Major findings of the study highlights that Social science and arts faculty members are aware of modern web services like email, chat, blogs, list serves, newsgroups and they frequently using it for their study teaching and research purposes. The popular search technique adopted being keyword and Boolean operators, they are of the opinion that web resources improves research work by providing relevant and required information. Too much information retrieved is a problem while using web resources. Limited access to computers and lack of IT knowledge to effectively utilize the web resources were the problems faced while accessing web resources and services.

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