Awareness and use of online journals by the faculty members, researchers and students in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia University: a survey

Singh, P. K. and Nazim, Mohammad and Singh, S. N. Awareness and use of online journals by the faculty members, researchers and students in the Faculty of Natural Sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia University: a survey., 2008 . In 6th International CALIBER-2008, Allahabad, India, 28-29 February and 1st March 2008. [Conference paper]

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This study reports the result of a survey conducted at Jamia Millia Islamia University (JMIU) to determine the extent to which user are aware and make use of online journals. The study also examines the search pattern of online journals. A questionnaire was distributed among the Faculty members, Research scholars and Post-Graduate Students to collect desired data. A total of 120 questionnaires were distributed to the selected sample of Faculty of Natural Sciences; 70 valid samples were collected. The study found that the majority of users are aware about the availability of online journals. 60% of respondents want to use online version of journals whereas a few want to use printed journals. Majority of respondents use online journals for their research work. 70% of respondents take printout before using online journals. It was found that users faced problem when using online journals. They are also interested to take training to use online journals.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: natural sciences, Jamia Millia Islamia library, usage, e-resources, user study
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information > BA. Use and impact of information.
Depositing user: Dr. Mohammad Nazim
Date deposited: 03 Apr 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:11
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/11356

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