Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Utilization of Library by the Students of Rajah Muthiah Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Karur District, Tamil Nadu: A Case StudyAuthor : P. Selvakumar and K. Thandavamoorthy
Volume 1 No.2 July-December 2011 pp 16-21
The study was conducted to examine the use of the library by students at the Rajah Muthiah Matriculation Higher Secondary School, Karur District, Tamil Nadu. A combined quantitative and qualitative approach using the case study design was adopted for the study. A purposive sampling technique was used to select 500 students. A survey questionnaire developed by the researchers was employed to determine the use of the library. The findings show that more than half of the library users at Rajah Muthiah Matriculation Higher Secondary School visit the libraryonce-aday. They use the library to read, to borrow books and to make photocopies. Students were satisfied with the library collections and services but not with electronic resources.
Internet, Library Networking, School Library