A Study on the Attitude of Postgraduate Commerce Students toward the Library at Poorna Prajna College, Udupi


Author(s): C. Prema*

The study investigates the attitude of Postgraduates commerce students of Poorna Prajna college toward using library resources and services available in their library. The objective of the study is to determine the interest of postgraduate students in the library to hunt for knowledge. A total of 125 questionnaires were distributed among the students, out of which 110(88%) respondents returned the questionnaires with high accuracy rates. The survey method was followed to collect the questionnaires. The collected data were interpreted, analyzed, and tabulated using a statistical package for the method of the social sciences. From the user's point of view, textbooks are essential library resources. They give more importance to printed books rather than eresources. The findings of the study depict that most postgraduate students are satisfied with the resources and services available in their library. The users opined that regular training programs should be provided to the students about using online resources and N-list facilities available in the library. It is the duty of librarians to encourage users to use library resources and provide proper guidance in using online resources

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