Usage Pattern of Electronic Information Resoruces by the Engineering Students: A Case Study of Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Science (MITS),Madanapalle, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh


Author(s): M.N. Mythili Rajyalakshmi, M. Anjaiah

The Study aimed at finding the use of e-resources by the engineering students of Madanapalle Institute of Technology and Sciences, Madanapalle, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh. 220 questionnaires were distributed to the B.Tech. students. Out of which, 200 filled-in questionnaires were received back. A majority of the students, 24 percent used to read e-journals and e-books followed by 18 percent of respondents use internet for checking e-mails and News & local information respectively; 16 percent for e-lessons, 12 percent for Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD’s); 8 percent for social networking and the remaining 4 percent for Entertainment. The study revealed that electronic information resources are most useful to the engineering college students. 

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