Use of Electronic Information Resources among the Faculty Members of K. Ramakrishnan College of Engineering, Trichy District, Tamil Nadu: A StudyAuthor : V. Chithra and V. Geetha
Volume 9 No.1 January-March 2019 pp 50-54
E-Resources or “electronic resources” can be defined as the resources available on the internet which are a godown of data and information on different subjects and topics. The e-Resources are available in universities/colleges. The study aimed at finding the use of e-Resources among the faculties of K. Ramakrishnan College of Engineering at Trichy with distribution to their gender. Majority of the respondents use e-Resources for teaching purpose and for research work. But they do not get any training from College library; they learn to use e- Resources either by self instructions or with guidance from colleagues and friends. The e-Resources can be accessed by the respondents at different places such as College and at home. The study therefore, recommends that efforts to improve the use of e-resources in the Library should include ways of creating user awareness, training/workshops for users and staff, and responding to the challenges confronting utilization.
E-Resources, User Awareness, Internet Service, E-Database, Use Patterns
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