Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Use of Information Sources by Research Scholars and Faculty Members of Biological Science: A Case Study of Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil NaduAuthor : C. Ranganathan
Volume 9 No.1 January-March 2019 pp 14-18
This study identified that the user studies help build need-based and balanced collections in University Environment. A questionnaire was used to collect data about use of information sources by research scholars and faculty members of biological Science in Bharathidasan University in Tiruchirappalli. This study identified relative importance of information sources among the research scholars and faculty members of biological Science in a University environment is emphasized. The study reveals that Reprints/Prints, Abstracting and Indexing Journal, primary periodicals, Newspaper, Dictionaries, Subject Bibliographies and Monographs / Text books were the sources of information which were most frequently used. A majority of the biologists use Internet and sixty percent collected information through on-line search. Most found the collection inadequate to meet their information needs.
Information Sources, University, Dictionary, News Paper, Research Report
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