Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Summer 5-16-2019


  1. Thanuskodi, S. (2012). The information needs and seeking behavior of the Tamil Nadu Dr.Ambedkar Law University faculty members. International Journal of Information Science, 2(4), 42-46.
  2. Ravichandran, M., & Jeyshankar, R. (2016). Information search pattern of students in women colleges affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University: An analytical study. Journal of Advances in Library and Information Science, 5(3), 273-279.
  3. Thilagavathi, T., &Thirunavukkarasu, A. Information Needs and Seeking Behaviour of Faculty Members of Avinashilingam University, Coimbatore.
  4. Jeyaprakash, S., Kuriakose, K. R., &Nirmala, P. J. (2013). Information seeking behaviour and use pattern of faculty members of VLB Group of Institutions: A study.
  5. Adebayo, O. (2013). Challenges associated with cataloguing electronic resources in selected university libraries in Southwest Nigeria. Chinese Librarianship: An International Electronic Journal.
  6. Kandpal, K. N., Rawat, S. S., &Vithal, K. S. R. (2013).Use of E-resources by Undergraduate Students of NTR College of Veterinary Science. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 33(5).
  7. 7. Jebaraj, C. M., & Thirunavukkarasu, A. Information Access Pattern through E-Resources by The Faculty Members and Students of Engineering Colleges in Madurai District.


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.



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