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Effectiveness of electronic resources among users in the central library of Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, India

Author Affiliations

  • 1Department of Library & Information Science, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, UP-226025, India
  • 2Central Library, GCRG Group of Institution, Bakshi Ka Talab, Lucknow, UP-226201, India
  • 3Department of Library & Information Science, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, UP-226025, India

Res. J. Library Sci., Volume 5, Issue (1), Pages 1-12, January,21 (2017)

Abstract

In present era, E-resources has become most popular sources of information for the Research Scholars, Teachers, Professionals and Students. The need of E-resources services to the users are also growing and becoming very essential. The main need of E-resources is to improve the efficiency of library and to render services to end users and to provide effective information services to faculty, research scholar and students in achieving their goal. In this research, researcher has adopted case study method along with questionnaire technique for data collection. Researcher has met personally to each respondent and distributed 250 questionnaires and got 223 responses. In this study effectiveness of electronic resources are brought out. Maximum no. of respondents (37.66%) are using e-resources from last 2 years.55.15% respondents were learn to handle e-resources through self-instruction. Most of the respondents 139 are using e-resources for education purpose. Out of 223 respondents 130 are partially satisfied with e-resource facilities and only 20.17% respondents are fully satisfied. Dependency on E-resources has increased of 139 respondents and it influenced their academic carrier.

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