Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services (IJISS)
Reading Habits among the Students of Sri Siddaganga Matta, Tumkur, Karnataka: A SurveyAuthor : Keshava, C. Tejeshwini and V. Mamatha
Volume 8 No.3 October-December 2018 pp 67-70
Reading as a communicative skill along with listening, speaking writing and thinking. Reading is primarily an intellectual activity of learning new things, developing new ideas and it provides a sense of completeness .The study sought to assess the reading habits among students of Sri Siddaganga Matta. Data for the study were collected through the questionnaires from the students of Sri Siddaganga Matta Tumkur. The collected data were analyzed and interpreted by using the Statistical Package for Social Sciences 21 (SPSS). Data presented in the form of tables and figures. Survey has conducted among the students of Sri Siddaganga Matta Tumkur. 300 questionnaires were distributed and received 100% response. Out of 300 students, 236(78.7%) are male and remaining 64(21%) are female. 96% of the students belongs to hindu religion followed by muslim (2.7%) and 61% of them from rural areas. Respondents visits the library daily is 29(9.7%) and the one hour respondent is the high time spend in the library is 124(41.3%).The highest number of students visit the library to access the for current information 107(35.7%). majority of the students were using textbook for refer. Finally study habits of the respondents shows the often, sometimes, rarely, & never of the study habits.
Reading Habits, Use of Library, Siddaganga Matta, Intellectual Activity
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