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Brar, K. S., Singh, B., & Kaur, A. (2019). Use of e-journals by library and information science researchers of India : An empirical analysis.Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). Retrieved from:

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Kumbar, B. D., Lamani, M. B. & Gourikeremath, G. N. (2014). Utilization of e-resources by research scholars of science departments, Karnatak University, Dharwad, Journal of Advances in Library and Information Science, 3(4), 320-327.

Mohan, A., Shah, A., & Sonkar, S. K. (2016). Use and impact of e-resources on study and research: A study on research scholars of the University of Lucknow. International Journal of Library and Information Studies, 6(4), 111-122.

Shukla, R., & Verma, M. K. (2018). Assessment of ICT and Social Media Literacy Skills of PG Students: BBAU. In proceedings of International Conference on “Digital Transformation Strategies and Trends in E-Learning: Privacy, Preservation and Policy” organized by National Law University, Delhi to be held on 29th Nov. to 1st Dec. 2018. (pp. 301-314). ISBN: 978-93-8151-314-9

Shukla, R., & Verma, M. K. (2018). ICT and social media literacy skills among PG students of Social Sciences of Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi: An evaluation. In proceedings of International Conference on “Marching Beyond the Libraries: Managerial Skills and Technological Competencies” organized by KIIT, Bhubaneswar, to be held on 16th - 17th November 2018. (pp. 166-178). ISBN: 978-81-9387-977-1

Shukla, R., Gaud, N. & Bharati, S. K. (2019).User Perception on Library Services of Central Library of Banaras Hindu University. In proceedings of International Conference on “Challenges in Library and Information Services: Strategies and Tools” organized by Department of Library and Information Science, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh to be held on 21st Feb to 23rd Feb 2019. (pp. 297-308). ISBN 978-81-9341-629-7

Singh, K., & Varma, A.K. (2017). Use of e-resources by the students and researchers: With special references to faculty of arts, B.H.U., Varanasi. Knowledge Librarian: An International Peer Reviewed Bilingual E-Journal of Library and Information Science, 4(4). 35-47.

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This paper throws light on the utilization of e-resources by the research scholars of social sciences and Education departments. A survey method was applied to collect the data and a structured 130 questionnaires were distributed to the research scholars in the particular departments, out of a total, 87 filled questionnaire were received back with giving an overall response rate of 66.92% which were later studied and analysed each and every questionnaire to fulfill the objectives. The paper examined and analysed various use of e-resources among research scholars such as purpose, frequency, types, troubles, benefits and formats which research scholars prefer while accessing the e-resources to fulfill their desired information. After analysis, it has been found that the maximum research scholars are aware of e-resources and uses them as per their need to update their knowledge in their respective subject fields.



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