Use Patterns of E-Resources by the Faculty, Research Scholars and Professional Students of University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad Telangana State?A Case Study

Abstract

Author(s): M. Arun Kumar, M. Anjaiah

Information Communication Technology (ICT) has changed the face of library functions in academic libraries in general and engineering colleges in particular. Information Communication Technology helps libraries in creating database of their collections and creation them accessible for easy access to users within and outside the libraries through networks. The study mainly focused on use Pattern of e-resources by the faculty, researcg scholars and professional students of University College of Engineering, Osmania University, Hyderabad. Out of 200 questionnaires 165 (82.50%) filled questionnaires were received, in this 35 (70.00%) were faculty members, 42 (84.00%) were research scholars and 88 (88.00%) were post-graduates(M.Tech.) students. It shows that the post-graduates(M.Tech.) students were higher. A large majority 90.90% of users expressed that they are using eresource and preparing their project reports 39.40% users are using e-resources. A Majority of the users 78.18% preferred e-journals.

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