Web Credibility of Autonomous College Websites in Tamil Nadu: A Study
Library Herald Year : 2009, Volume : 47, Issue : 3 First page : ( 194) Last page : ( 216) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Web Credibility of Autonomous College Websites in Tamil Nadu: A Study
Rao P Nageswara1, Librarian, Kumar A M Narendra2, Babu B Ramesh3, Professor 1Society for Electronic Transactions and Security, #21 Mangadu Swamy Street, Nungambakkam, Chennai, 600 034. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. 2Hexaware Technologies Ltd, Ambattur, Chennai, 600058. E-mail: email@example.com. 3Department of Information Science, University of Madras, Chepauk, Chennai, 600005. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Abstract The influence of ICT in developing countries makes more demand for web based and reliable information. Many users’ studies confirm that, being able to trust the information on a site is very important in deciding to visit a web site. Application of ICT and web hosting in academic environment has increased gradually in the recent decades. This paper aims to study and analyse the various aspects of the credibility of autonomous college web sites in Tamil Nadu. The analysis of the data represents the extent and the level of credibility possessed by the autonomous colleges in Tamil Nadu.