Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Abstract

Abstract

This study explores the growing effect of information and communication technology on information usage pattern of the faculty members of Social Science at Bahauddin Zakariya University Multan. The findings show that Internet has become a significance source for the faculty members and researchers as they use internet for education purposes, research work and updating knowledge. Google, Yahoo and MSN are widely used search engines and majority of the respondents’ don’t use the Excite, Snake, Kapok and Alta vista. Faculty members frequently use Science Direct to seek relevant information for their research. The problems include that Internet facility, digitized materials and audio visual materials are not provided in most departmental libraries of faculty of Social Sciences. The study suggests that information literacy programmes should be provided in every departmental library of Faculty of Social Sciences. Professional staff should be recruited in the departmental libraries of Social Sciences. Internet service, reference service, abstracting and indexing services should be provided by the departmental libraries for maximum users’ satisfaction.