A STUDY ON PERCEPTIONS OF FACULTY MEMBERS ON INFORMATION SOURCES, SERVICES AND FACILITIES OF ENGINEERING COLLEGE LIBRARIES IN HYDERABAD

Abstract

Author(s): C. Srinivasa Raju, V. Pulla Reddy

Analysis of data collected from 210 faculty members belonging to 6 Engineering colleges in Hyderabad using questionnaire method reveals that one-third of the faculty members (36.66%) are visiting the library once in a week and one-third of them (33.33%) are visiting the library twice in a week. Nearly two-thirds of the faculty members (63..80%) are satisfied with the present collection of the library. The majority of them (81.42%) are satisfied with the library working hours. They are also satisfied with the reference service, circulation service, reprographic service, newspaper clipping service, Current Awareness Service, Selective Dissemination of Information service and Internet facility and are not satisfied with orientation programme, translation service, referral service, Online Public Access Catalogue and inter-library loan.

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