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Internet and Its Use in the Engineering Colleges of Udaipur, Rajasthan, India: A Case Study

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Pacific College of Engineering, Udaipur, INDIA

Res. J. Library Sci., Volume 3, Issue (3), Pages 8-12, April,21 (2015)

Abstract

This study aimed at the purpose for which the Internet is used, its impact, problems faced by the Engineering college students and teachers and its services provided in the engineering colleges of Udaipur. For this structured questionnaire were planned to collect the data. The survey found out that, 92.85% of the total respondents use Internet only for e-mail, 85.71% respondents are using Google as the favorite search engine for accessing information, and facilities available in their colleges. The present study shows and define the various aspects of Internet use such as, frequency of internet use, frequently used place, frequently used sites, purposes for which the Internet is used, use of Internet services , ways to browse the information from the Internet, problems faced by the users and satisfaction level of users with the Internet facilities provided in the engineering colleges who has invested large amount for it. The result of the survey also provided information on how beneficial the Internet is over traditional documents. It was found that the Internet was inseparable part and plays a very important role for teaching, learning and research purpose. Some suggestions have been coup up to make the service more beneficial for the academic community of the engineering colleges.

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