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Title: USE OF ELECTRONIC RESOURCES BY THE SOCIAL SCIENCE RESEARCH SCHOLARS OF PANJAB UNIVERSITY, CHANDIGARH: A CASE STUDY
Authors: NEERAJ KUMAR SINGH
HARPREET MONU
NAV JYOTI
Keywords: Kelpro Bulletin
Electronic Resources
Research Scholars
Social Science
University Library
User Study
Panjab University
Issue Date: 30-Mar-2019
Abstract: This paper is deals with a study on the issue of electronic information resource awareness, access and use by the research scholars of five social science departments of Panjab University, Chandigarh. A structured questionnaire was distributed to 500 research scholars, out of which 30% responded. It was found from the study that more than 3/5th of the research scholars visit A.C.Joshi librar y to read books, lion’s share of them are aware of the librar y facilities, almost cent percent are aware of e-resources, UGC-Infonet E-journal Consortium and JSTOR are used most, more than half of them came to know about eresources from their teachers/friends, almost half of them use e-resources for the purpose of writing articles, around 2/5th use e-resources in their hostel, almost half are using e-resources daily, half of them are accessing 2-5 hours a week, more than half of them expressed the advantage is that they can access it from anywhere/anytime, restricted timings in the digital library is the major difficulty expressed by half of them, 39.55% are aware of library orientation programme conducted in the library. Recommendations to the university authorities/library are provided.
Description: Abstract part of the article published in KELPRO BULLETIN Vol.22 No.1 June 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/123456789/13325
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