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The dependency on e-resources in every sphere of intellectual activity is increasing day by day. This study investigates the use of electronic information resources by social scientists of Banaras Hindu University with regard to the advocacy of electronic resources. The study revealed that electronic resources available are fairly accessible to the social scientists. Findings revealed that social scientists fairly used the library for their research and other academic purposes.