Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
E-Resources Initiatives: Challenges Based on Users PerspectiveAuthor : G.Sasireka, D.Gnanasekaran, S.Balamurugan and S.Gopalakrishnan
Volume 1 No.2 July-December 2011 pp 8-15
In recent years, academic users have become more dependent on article databases and electronic journals to obtain information pertinent to their needs. In Indian Higher education has tremendous growth in providing quality education for past two decades, Most of the universities and colleges are providing pin pointed electronic information to their users. This study presents the results of a brief survey on the use of electronic resources by the academic users of selected engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. Results revealed that the users are giving preference to “enhance effectiveness” (4.37) and it is followed by “online performance” (4.00) and “easy to use” (3.89). “Competent and effective” (3.21) of online resources is given least preference.
Competent and Effective, Engineering Colleges, E-Resources