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Use of Internet by the Teaching Faculty of Bacha Khan University Charsadda, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan

Author Affiliations

  • 1 Department of Library and Information Science, Sarhad University of Science and Information Technology, Peshawar PAKISTAN

Res. J. Library Sci., Volume 3, Issue (8), Pages 7-11, October,21 (2015)

Abstract

Internet is the network of networks that have converted the whole world in to a global village and even into a drawing room. This important technological product has completely changed the style of communication, correspondence, business, research, learning and teaching. It has reduced the obstacles of length, time and wall. We can do a lot of activities with a single click with the help of this amazing technology. It has dramatically changed the life style of human beings of this modern world. The main focus of this paper is on the frequency, purpose of internet, satisfaction level of the users and barriers to the smooth operation of internet by the teacher community of Bacha Khan University (BAKU) Charsadda, Pakistan. How these barriers can be eradicated? is also an area of interest of this paper. Proper motivation on the use of internet, searching techniques, provision of Un-Interrupted Power Supply to the computers and installation of latest work stations is the need of the day.

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