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to Infonet E-Journals Consortium in ManipurUniversityLibrar. In INFLIBNET 4th

Convention Planner.MizoramUniversity, Aizawl. 2006. p 525-531.

MADHUSUDHAN (Margam). Use of UGC-Infonet e-journals by research scholars and students of the Universityof Delhi, Delhi: A Study. Library Hi Tech. 26; 2008; 369-386.

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MURTHY (TAV). UGC-INFONET E-journal Consortium for Universities and Colleges: An Indian Experience. Library Herald. 44; 2006; 1-6.

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NIKAM (Khaiser) and PRAMODINI (B). Use of e-journals and databases by the

academic community of Universityof Mysore: A survey. Annals of Library and Information Studies. 54; 2007; 19-22.

PREM CHAND and others. Access to e-journals through UGC Infonet Digital Library Consortium: A study of usage Trends among the Universities of North East India. In INFLIBNET 6th Convention Planner.NagalandUniversity, Nagaland. 2008; p 387-399.

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SHUKLA and MISHRA. Use of E-Resources by Research Scholars of Instituteof Technology, Banaras Hindu University, India. International Refereed Research Journal. 2, 2; 2011; 184-194.

SURENDRA BABU (K) AND PULLA REDDY (V). Use of E-Journals in A University Library: A Study. In RAMAIAH (CK) and others, Ed. Electronic Publications: Seminar Papers. 2006. Mahatma Gandhi National Institute of Research and Social Action,Hyderabad. p 358-369.

SURENDRA BABU (K) and others. Use of Internet Resources in the S.V.University Digital Library. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology. 30; 2010; 26-31.

TYAGI (Sunil). Awareness and use patterns of online journals and databases: A study of P K Kelkar Library IIT Kanpur. Library Student Journal.2012. Visited on 13-1- 2014.

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The e-journals available in University libraries of Andhra Pradesh are UGC-INFONET journals, open access journals and the journals subscribed by the libraries on their own. The present study is aimed to study the use of e-journals by the research scholars in the libraries of Sri Venkateswara University (SVU), Andhra University (AU) and University of Hyderabad (UH). It is intended to assess the type of e-journals used, purpose for which they are used, amount of time spent in using them, problems in accessing e-journals, search methods used in accessing them, satisfaction with print and e-journals, adequacy of e-journals and training obtained in accessing them.



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