A Study on Electronic Sources in Selected Engineering College Libraries in Acharya Nagarjuna
Library Herald Year : 2017, Volume : 55, Issue : 1 First page : ( 53) Last page : ( 76) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Article DOI : 10.5958/0976-2469.2017.00005.7
A Study on Electronic Sources in Selected Engineering College Libraries in Acharya Nagarjuna University Area, Andhra Pradesh
Reddy Hari Prasad*, Reddy V. Pulla** *(Rtd), Librarian, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Ongole campus, Ongole-523001, Andhra Pradesh, India. Email: email@example.com **Department of Library and Information Science, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi-517502, India. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Abstract Analysis of data collected from the librarians of seven selected engineering college librarians in Acharya Nagarjuna University area, Andhra Pradesh and 1300 users of the above librarians selected by random method using questionnaire reveals many findings with regard to adequacy of e-sources their utilization, their maintenance, the satisfaction of users with them, use of Internet facility and problems in using electronic sources. A few significant differences were found between the responses of students and faculty members of engineering colleges with regard to the various aspects of electronic sources. Finally a number of recommendations have been made to improve electronic sources in engineering college libraries.
Keywords E-Sources, Engineering College libraries, Acharya Nagarjuna University, Andhra Pradesh, Reddy Hari Prasad, Reddy V. Pulla.