IMPACT OF ELECTRONIC RESOURCES BY USERS OF D.G.VAISHNAV COLLEGE, CHENNAI: A STUDYJournal: International Journal of Engineering Sciences & Research Technology (IJESRT) (Vol.5, No. 7)
Publication Date: 2016-07-30
Authors : V. Viswanathan; I. Sasireka;
Page : 706-711
Keywords : User study; Survey;
Electronic Resources are those resources whose deals with digital and digitized materials which can be either accessible from libraries in house database or from World Wide Web, the born digital materials includes e - books, e - journals, e - magazines, e - news papers, e - thesis etc. and other related materials which can be consider ed necessary by the user, researcher, informational professional, or even by the library management itself. The degree of acceptance and pattern of use of such materials is a great interest to library collection development. It is important that the librar y has an informed perspective on how E - Resources are used and valued by the user community regarding their awareness and use of these electronic materials. The objectives of the study were to determine users knowledge of e - resources; and purpose of use of e - resources, both number and frequency; and the areas of training needed. The questions covered computer literacy, computer access and location, knowledge and use of electronic resources, and training needs.
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