Doctoral Thesis as Source of Information for Research Scholar at Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh
Author(s): P.Giri Naidu
Paper examines the key findings of a survey about use and utilization of doctoral thesis among the research scholars of Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati. A structured questionnaire was distributed to 200 research scholars; 160 responses were obtained. It examined the purpose, reference of contents, frequency, factors affecting utilization, impact of doctoral thesis and to elicit researcher's perceptions towards the use of thesis. The population chosen for this study was research scholars of science, Arts and Humanity disciplines.