Utilization of Electronic Information Resources by Library Users at Assam University

Sumit Paul

MLISc Student, DLISc, Assam University, Silchar

E-mail: spsumitpaul88@gmail.com

Sur Chandra Singha

Research Scholar, DLISc, Assam University, Silchar

E-mail: surchandrasngh162@gmail.com

Shibojit Choudhary

Librarian, S. S. College, Hailakandi – 788151, Assam

E-mail: shibojit.lis@gmail.com

ABSTRACT

The present study has been undertaken with a view to assess the awareness and usage patterns of electronic information resources by the library users of Assam University, Silchar. The study further aims to investigate the level of satisfaction among the users with the existing ICT infrastructure facilities available in the university library and the various problems encountered by them while accessing internet and electronic information resources. Primarily, questionnaire has been used as a data collection tool along with observations and informal interviews. A total of 110 questionnaires have been distributed randomly among the users who have visited the university library for accessing internet. The data collected through the survey has been analyzed using simple percentage technique and the responses are presented in tables and figures.

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