Periodicals Use Pattern by Faculty Members of JNN College of Engineering, Shivamogga
Library Herald Year : 2011, Volume : 49, Issue : 4 First page : ( 319) Last page : ( 332) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. Periodicals Use Pattern by Faculty Members of JNN College of Engineering, Shivamogga
Biradar B S*, Professor, Kumar K T Santhosh**, Assistant Professor, Kumar C Chetan***, Librarian *Department of Library & Information Science, Kuvempu University, Jnanasahyadri-577 451, Shimoga, Karnataka. **Department of Library & Information Science, Sahyadri Arts College, Shivamogga-577 203, Karnataka. ***, CMR Institute of Management Studies (Autonomus), Kalyan Nagar, Bangalore, Karnataka.
Abstract The study investigates the utilization patterns of periodical literature amongst the faculty members at JJN College of Engineering. About 110 questionnaires were distributed and 96 were received back. The study found that equal number of users (40.62%) use both Indian and Foreign periodicals once in a week. As far as purpose of using periodicals is concerned, as first preference updating the latest development (55.68%) followed by gaining deeper knowledge (54.54%). 48.95% of users rated as excellent for printed version, whereas 28.12% for electronic version and 60.41% of users preferred both print and electronic version.