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Awareness and use of Social Networking Sites by Engineering Students at New Horizon College of Engineering

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Library and Information Science, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta- 577 451, India
  • 2Prof. S S Basavanal Library, Karnatak University, Dharwad, India
  • 3Department of Library and Information Science, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta- 577 451, India

Res. J. Library Sci., Volume 4, Issue (7), Pages 1-4, September,21 (2016)


The present study aim is to find out the use of social networking sites by engineering students. I this study an attempt has been made to find out the frequency of use of social networking sites, time spent on using SNSs and purpose of using these sites. It is clear that students are using social networking sites for communication with friends and for entertainment instead of academic purposes.


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