Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln




Purpose - The purpose of this study was to know the use of electronic information resources among the lawyers of Delhi High Court Bar Association.

Design/methodology - A survey, based on a questionnaire was conducted by the researcher and received data was used for the study.

Findings - It is found that the most frequently used among the e-resource is journals with a percentage of 84.69. To keep updating knowledge is the main purpose of using the electronic information resources i.e.38.27%. The users of the library give preferences to e-resources for keeping them up-to-date with subject knowledge and to keep abreast with current information for consulting documents. The main purpose of using e-resources is to find relevant information in the area of specialization. The main problems faced by the library users in accessing the e-resources is lack of knowledge.

Research limitations/implications - Only a Bar Association of Delhi High Court was surveyed; thus, the outcomes can't be summed up for the whole Bar Association of the country.

Practical implications - The findings will help the library administration to perceive what the prime areas of concern are so far as the search instruction and access to electronic information resources are concerned.