Awareness and Use of Internet based Sources: A Case study of North India

Singh, Bhupinder and Kaur, Amandeep and Brar, Khushpreet Singh Awareness and Use of Internet based Sources: A Case study of North India. Innovation: The Research Concept,, 2017, vol. 2, n. 7, pp. 67-71. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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Internet is used for various reasons in the field of Information publication, storing, searching, retrieval and access. It has become the global library where all desired information is only a mouse click away. To check the utilization of internet and its services, a survey of 500 students of seven universities of north India was conducted. Data was collected with the help of a structured questionnaire. The present study revealed that all students were using internet and its services. The Internet and both the print and the e-resources are used to get the needed information. To get necessary information, search engines, websites, e-resources, subject gateways, portals, blogs, and Wikipedia are used in order of preference. Majority of the students have knowledge and awareness about social networking sites.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: nternet Based Sources, E-Resources, Websites, Search Strategies, Social Networking Sites,
Subjects: C. Users, literacy and reading. > CB. User studies.
L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
Depositing user: Ms Amandeep Kaur
Date deposited: 28 Jun 2019 16:38
Last modified: 28 Jun 2019 16:38


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