Indian Journal of Information Sources and Services (IJISS)
User Perception about the Services in the Central Library of Tiruppur District, Tamil Nadu: An Analytical StudyAuthor : N. Sundareswaran and E. S. Kavitha
Volume 9 No.2 April-June 2019 pp 76-80
Public libraries are called the social institution that of the people by the people and for the people and it is always called ‘People’s University’ too as it provides education to all and to improve Information literacy, empowerment, and cultural heritage. This study has made an attempt to examine the current trends of user perception in terms of library services and availability of resources in public libraries in one of the western Tamil Nadu State particularly Tiruppur District Central Public Library. This study highlighted the various elements such as the gender and age wise distribution, Marital status and Educational qualifications, Occupation, and Membership, Residence, Availability of library resources, Frequency of Library visit, and Time spent in Library, Purpose of visiting the Library, Information search pattern, Level of satisfaction in terms of library services and resources were discussed. A total number of 200 questionnaires were distributed to the respondents who are actively participated at Tiruppur district public library. Out of 200 samples, we received only 177 dully filled questionnaires were returned. Further, all the valued data tabulated and interpreted with relevant statistical tools for better results.
User Perception, User Study, Case Study, Public Library, Central Library, Seeking Behavior, Tiruppur
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