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The study has investigated the users’ opinion towards the use of ICT in the College Libraries of Assam. The questionnaires were distributed to 983 library users of 51-degree college libraries in Assam, out of which total 677 questionnaires have received. The data obtained from the filled up questionnaires is classified, analyzed, tabulated and logically interpreted.The opinion of the users on the use of ICT in college libraries is found satisfactory. Similarly, the impact of ICT on users is also found positive. The study has recommended that library automation and institutional repository should be set up with branded IT equipment. The library should be equipped to have high-speed internet with Wi-Fi facility so that the users can access maximum ICT-based resources.