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With reference to the above, please find my submission of a paper for possible publications in the Library Philosophy and Practice (e-journal). I have read the “Author Instructions” of the journal. I hereby affirm that the content of this manuscript is original. Furthermore, it has been neither published elsewhere fully or partially nor any language nor submitted for publication (fully or partially) elsewhere simultaneously.

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Dr. Anupam Chanda (Corresponding Author)


Assam Don Bosco University, Guwahati, Assam, India.



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Objectives: College libraries are prominent information organizations and play a crucial role fulfilling the information needs of its users, so the use of technological information emanating from these libraries contribute not only to business development but also to the technical manpower development in the collegiate education field. The objective of the study is to find out the facilities available in the college libraries for the library users for seeking information

Purpose: The purpose of the study is to identify a comparative trend of information use pattern and to evaluate the existing information environment of the college libraries of Guwahati Metro and to find out the ways and means of better information related situation

Methodology: A survey has been conducted through a simple random sampling method for the collection of data. Structured questionnaires have been designed for the purpose. The study has been proposed to utilize an appropriate statistical technique to make the work statically significant for the effective and efficient use of management libraries as a whole.

Findings: OPAC is the most useful IT-based library sources and facilities, Google search engine is a high source of seeking information. Preparing assignment, notes and preparation of the competitive exam is the main purpose of seeking information. The main problem faced by the respondents is non-availability of proper study materials, poor internet connectivity and information sources are not located properly.