Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Summer 5-16-2019


The study analyzed the awareness and usage of e-resources among 110 research scholars of Alagappa University. A well-structured questionnaire was used for data collection and MS Excel software was used for analyzing the data. The study revealed that majority of the respondents are female 84(76.4%) and 75(62.8) % of respondents are M.Phil. research scholars and less respondents from Ph.D. scholars. Most of respondents 30(27.2%) used the library fortnightly, 22(20%) of respondents use library daily. Further the study found that 83(75.5%) of using Google Search engine; 17(15.5%) of the respondents use the yahoo. The study identify the 35(31.8%) of the respondents use the e-journals and 22(20 %) of the respondents use the e-thesis for their research & projects and 20(18.1%) of the respondents use online e-books to get information. The study found that 30(27.2%) of respondents using online electronic information resource to Update knowledge and 25(22.7%) of respondents use it study purpose; 44(40%) of respondents used to store and share information in online resource using Google drive, followed by 28(25.4%) respondents using store and share Hard disk & Hard drive and 21(19%) of respondents using Memory card.