Awareness and Use of Research Support Services by the Research Scholars of Kerala University LibraryAuthor : B. J. Liji and B. Mini Devi
Volume 8 No.2 July-September 2018 pp 75-80
The study analyses the awareness anduse ofresearch support services by the research scholars of Kerala University Library. Kerala University library typically identify research support as a central pillar in its mission. The paper show its mission statements relate to the requirements of researchers themselves, especially in view of reported changes in researchers’ information seeking and sharing in the online environment. A questionnaire survey was conducted among the full time research scholars in Kerala University Library. The study finds that 100% of the research scholars are aware about the research support service ‘assistance from the librarian in research section’; only 46% were aware about the guidance in technical report writing and research data management services. 95.2% of the research scholars opined that assistance from the librarian in Research Section’ is the most available research support service; Personal content management tools (11.9%) is the least available support service. 94% are using the E-resource services.
Kerala University Library,Research scholars,Research Support Services
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