Awareness, Access and Use of Electronic Information Resources By the Students? Community: A Case Study of JNTUH College of Engineering, Kukatpally, Hyderabad, Telangana State


Author(s): M. Arun Kumar, M. Anjaiah

- (Information Communication Technology (ICT) has brought innovatory changes in the performance of libraries and for a diversity of applications in libraries. ICT helps libraries in creating database of their collections and creation them obtainable for simple access to users within and external the libraries through networks. The study mainly focused on awareness, access and use of e-resources by the professional student community from JNTUH, Hyderabad. Out of 200 questionnaires 160 (80%) questionnaires were received. Among them, 100 (83%) were UG students and 60 (63%) were PG students. This study shows that the undergraduates were high. A large majority 78% of students expressed that they are using e-resources for their study and in preparing their Project report 39% students are using e-resources. A Majority of the students 85% preferred E-Journals as their primary e-resources, 78 respondents (49%) using of e-resources by weekly and 76% students using Internet, 64% students using E-Books).

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