Awareness and Use Pattern of e- Journals: A Study of Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak


Author(s): Sanjay Kumar

The purpose of this paper is to examine the use of e-journals by the research scholars and faculty members of MaharshiDayanand University,Rohtak (Haryana).A survey was designed to collect basic information about the level of use of electronic journals as well as other factors contributing to and associated with their use. A wellstructured questionnaire was distributed among research scholars and faculty members to collect the necessary primary data, keeping in view the objectives of the study. From this survey it was found that most of the users are aware of e-journals and they are not only using them for building and updating their knowledge but also for collecting relevant material for their study and research purposes as information can be acquired expeditiously through e-journals.The paper provides suggestions derived from the analysis of data which in turn will help to enhance the use of e-journal services and fulfill the needs and requirements of users.

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