Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Awareness and Utilization of Library Resources and Services among the Researchers of CSIR-CDRI Lucknow
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This study aims to determine how well CSIR-CDRI, Lucknow research scholars are aware of and use library resources and services. A sample size of 70 Research Scholars was randomly chosen for the study. A well-structured questionnaire was designed and handed to the Researchers of CSIR-CDRI, out of 70 distributed questionnaires, of which 50 responses were received. The majority of those surveyed use the library weekly, and their mode of access to the Knowledge Resource Centre (KRC Library) is through Library visit / Intranet. It was also noted that 74% of the users mostly used Library Resources for Research purposes and 62% users for updating knowledge, and 70% of users used e-journals very frequently. A result shows that most respondents are highly aware of Library Resources, such as e-journals, books, a bound volume of journals, and Reprographic services, 52%, provided by the library. The survey results demonstrate that most of the users are satisfied with the library's resources and services. The significant challenges reported by the users were the slow internet speed, problems with identifying important information and a deficiency of knowledge of information sources to a little extent.