Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services (IJISS)
Use of Electronic Information Resources by Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu: A StudyAuthor : R. Palani and V. Ramesh Babu
Volume 8 No.3 October-December 2018 pp 10-14
Electronic Resources is one of the emerging environment in libraries & Information communication in the competitive service. E-Resources usually consist of e-books, e-Journals, articles, newspaper, thesis, dissertation, databases and CD-ROMs, which are likely to be the alternative to the print media. Emerald, Ebsco, Scopus are some of the examples of online databases. All updated information is published in these e-resources. The familiarity and use of electronic information resources in the libraries for rapid development is necessary and important. The aim of this study is to identify how electronic information resources are utilized by Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology – [TPGIT] library users and specific trends that can be seen among faculties and students. Further the study also examine the use pattern, acceptance, perceived importance and satisfaction on electronic resources over print resources. A total of 300 questionnaires were distributed among the random sample of faculty members and students of selected disciplines of TPGIT College. Out of 300 questionnaires, a total of 236 questionnaires were collected.
Electronic Databases, Academic Libraries, Information Seeking Behavior, Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu
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