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Title: USE OF PRINT AND ELECTRONIC JOURNALS BY THE STUDENTS AND FACULTY MEMBERS OF GOVERNMENT MEDICAL COLLEGE, THIRUVANANTHAPURAM
Authors: Liji, B J
Keywords: Kelpro Bulletin 22 (2) 2018
Use of Journals
Print journals
Electronic Journals
E-journals
Online journals
Medical College
Issue Date: 30-Mar-2019
Abstract: This study aims to identify the use of print and electronic journals by the students and faculty members of Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala. A total of 500 questionnaires were distributed (150 to the faculty members in 35 Departments and 350 to the students). Out of this 80% of them returned back. It is found that most of the students and faculty are using journals. The study revealed that when compared to print journals, electronic journals are used more. Main reason for print journal use is it’s easy to use format and those of e-journals its cost effectiveness. Purpose of using print journals is to keep abreast in the subject field and those of ejournals the purpose is to collect the study materials The main problem in the use of print journals is its time delay in getting and in the case of e-journals, lack of organization.
Description: Abstract part of the article published in KELPRO BULLETIN Vol.22 No.2 December 2018. Kelpro Bulletin is a bi-annual peer reviewed journal in Library and Information Science published by the Kerala Library Professionals' Organisation. Email kelpro1993@gmail.com. Editor Dr. S.Humayoon Kabir
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/13320
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