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Indian Journal of Library and Information Science

Volume  8, Issue 2, May-Aug 2014, Pages 187-193


Review Article

Use of E-resources by Faculty Members and PG Students of K.S. Institute of Technology, Bangalore: A Case Study
V. Bharathi
*Chief Librarian, K.S. Institute of Technology, No.14, Raghuvanahalli, Kanakapura Main Road, Bangalore - 560062, Karnataka, India.
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The present study examines the use of e-resources at K.S. Institute of Technology. A questionnaire was prepared to elicit opinions from the users of e-resources. The responses were gathered from 98 users (80 faculty and 18 PG students from Engineering College). The results of the survey provide information about the type of e-resources used, purposes for which e-resources used, problems faced by the users while using e- resources, benefits of e-resources over conventional resources, success rate of finding required information in e-resources adequacy of information in e- resources, influence of e-resources on academic efficiency and views regarding features of e-resources on the basis of results of the survey some suggestions have been put forth for optimum utilization and exploitation of e- resources.

Keywords: E-resources; Faculty members; PG students; K.S. Institute of Technology.

Corresponding Author : V. Bharathi