Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Summer 8-29-2021


This study is made to determine the Information Access Pattern among the Library and Information Science Professionals in Coimbatore Region. Survey method and the simple random sampling technique were used for this study. A survey was carried out amongst the full-time Library and Information Science (LIS) Professionals to ascertain their information access pattern for scholarly pursuits. The primary data was collected through questionnaires. A sample of 129 respondents selected randomly. The study was aimed to identify the gender wise and designation wise distribution, classification, and cataloguing code used and information sources and services available in the library. The findings of the study revealed that the majority of the respondents are male (76.7%) and 54.3% of the respondents are assistant librarian. The majority of the LIS professionals prefer to classify and catalogue the books by DDC classification and AACR2 cataloguing scheme. The most preferred information source is books and the service is circulation service.