Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services (IJISS)
Use of Electronic Resources among the Students in Engineering Colleges in Chennai: A StudyAuthor : M. Sumathi and N. Thilagavathy
Volume 9 No.1 January-March 2019 pp 22-24
This study analyses the status of electronic resources facilities and services provided by the Engineering Colleges in Chennai. It also discusses the purpose of using e-resources, benefits, subject coverage, students satisfaction, problems that are faced by the Engineering College students while accessing e-resources .The study was limited to only four engineering colleges situated on the line to OMR road, Chennai. Majority of the students are accessing the e-resources from their Central Library followed by their home (17%), Internet centre (13%) and from their department libraries (10%). Since the student community has to depend on the e-resources for their academic endeavour, the libraries should subscribe the e-resources as per the required norms to fulfill the academic needs of the student community.
Engineering Colleges, E-Resources, Usage of E-Resources
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