Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Awareness and Use of Library Resources by the PG Students of Private Universities in Bangalore City: A StudyAuthor : Kavita Biradar and K. G. Jayarama Naik
Volume 9 No.2 April-June 2019 pp 115-118
The primary aim of academic libraries is to fulfil the information needs of their user’s community. The present study intention is to know the extent of use of library resources by the PG students of Private Universities in Bangalore city. Further study has been stressed on the level awareness about various information sources as well problems faced while accessing those resources are identified. For this purpose the researcher prepared a structured questionnaire and distributed to 120 respondents and received back 100 questionnaires with the response rate being 83.33%. The study findings reveals that the still the PG Students are preferred to access print books for their study and reference and at the same time they are well aware of various information resources available their respective libraries.
Information Sources, PG Students, Library Resources, Information Seeking, Private Universities, Bangalore City
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