Web Literacy of Postgraduate students of Sambalpur University: An Analysis

Behera, Sanat kumar and Majhi, Sabitri and Maharana, Bulu Web Literacy of Postgraduate students of Sambalpur University: An Analysis., 2011 . In National Conference on Information Literacy Skills for College Librarians in Digital Environment, Agrawal College, Ballabgarh (India), 26-27 February 2011. [Conference paper]

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Web literacy, is a collection of skills, might be considered the point where computer literacy merges with information literacy. The present study is a questionnaire based survey of 200 post graduate students of Sambalpur University about their knowledge of the Web and its use. The study found that 44% students conceive web as a huge database of information; 60.5% feel that websites or portals are the vital source of web information; 96% search the web though Google. Further, the study explores the hindrances to Web literacy at the institutional level and suggests measures to enhance the use of web by the students.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: information literacy, web literacy, web information, web search, search engines
Subjects: C. Users, literacy and reading. > CE. Literacy.
Depositing user: Mr Sanat Kumar Behera
Date deposited: 01 Jun 2011
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:19
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/15758


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