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Date of this Version

6-26-2018

Citation

Kaladhar, A.,Doraswamy Naick, B.R., Somasekhara Rao, K.(2018),Digital Resources and Services awareness, use and other aspects among the students of JNTUK-Kakinada: a study.Library Philosophy and Practice.

Abstract

Abstract

The tremendous growth of information technology and its advancement has made a drastic change in the way of retrieving, handling and storing information in the digital form became necessary to meet user needs of today. As per the user needs libraries are shifting from then traditional resources and services to digital resources and services. The present study paid most of its attention on the awareness, purpose of use, satisfaction and services amongst the users of Central Library of Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Kakinada (JNTUK). The study discloses that among the digital resources majority of users are aware of e-books and e-journals and find these resources important for their study and research. The more frequently used service is OPAC/Web OPAC service. The study in its findings shows that the purpose of using digital resources and services amongst the users is to search for their area of interest. 69.4% of the respondents are satisfied with the available digital resources and services.

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