Date of this Version
Brar, K.S., Singh, B & Kaur, A, "Use of E-Journals by Library and Information Science Researchers of India: An Empirical Analysis" (2019). Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal).
Purpose- The purpose of the paper is to find out the level of awareness and use of e-journal by the researchers pursuing Ph.D in library and information science.
Design/Methodology/Approach – The data is collected through a well-structured questionnaire from the research scholars of library and information science.
Findings- the study reveals that all the researchers of library and information science are aware about the availability of e-journals. The on screen reading is preferred by majority of researchers and the HTML is the preferred format. But the less number of researchers prefer or published their research paper in e-journals.
Research limitation/implications – the present paper consists only of e-journals users of library and information science subject and scope is restricted to research scholars only. The scope of the study can be extended to other subjects and undergraduate, post graduate students and faculty of the universities.
Originality/Value – there are many studies on the use of e-journals, but this is the first of its kind based on the library and information science researchers.