Information Seeking Behavior of Students Community with e-Resources: A Case Study of Engineering Colleges, Kanchipuram District, Tamilnadu

Abstract

Author(s): Muruganandham. G, Dr. N. MurugesaPandian , Dr. R. Selvaraju

The Paper seeks to review and assess the exposure of Information and Communication Technology and the access of e-resources by the student’s community an Engineering Colleges in Kanchipuram district, Tamil Nadu. Besides it aims to highlight the problems encountered by the students and researcher has suggested some remedial measures for its improvement. The authors investigated the use of e-resources through a survey based on a structured questionnaire. The survey based methodology was used. Sample size was 115 (B.E /B.Tech Students – 71, M.E/ M.Tech students – 32 & Researcher – 12) The study confirmed that students and researcher of Engineering colleges in Kanchipuram district area, are aware of Eresources, and use various types of e-resources, e-databases and e-journals. It suggests for the improvement in the access facilities with procure of more eresources with multi user level, to develop infrastructural facilities and to be provided more no. of systems, and also suggested to make a training program for library staff from time to time.

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