Impact of Electronic Information Resources and Services on Humanities? Research Scholars of Karnatak University, Dharwad: An analytical study

Abstract

Author(s): Manjunath Angadi, C. Krishnamurthy

The advent of Information Communication Technology (ICT) has led to new ways, where information is accessed, disseminated and used. Traditional sources of information are gradually being replaced with electronic information resources (EIRs). EIRs include e-books, e-journals, e-magazines, e-theses and dissertations etc. Today research and development activities are more dependent on EIRs as they are accessible anywhere, anytime. In this study an attempt has been made to know the extent of use of EIRs among research scholars of humanities discipline of Karnatak University, Dharwad. The findings of the study reveal that most of the research scholars are aware of electronic resources, but the library authorities must make efforts in enhancing the usage of EIR’s

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