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Winter 12-29-2021

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E-resources rose in significance throughout the world during COVID-19 pandemic as these were used extensively in teaching, learning and research. Present study was conducted to know about the awareness and use of e-resources by the researchers and faculty members of science and social science faculties in three universities of Haryana, their purpose of using e-resources, levels of satisfaction and problems faced by them. This study is based on primary data collected from the faculty members and researchers using a self-designed questionnaire. It was found that all respondents were aware about e-resources and majority of respondents were using e-resources. The respondents of science faculty were using e-resources more as compared social science faculty. The respondents of science faculty are more satisfied with regard to e-standards/e-patents, subject specific portals and Anti-plagiarism software as compared to social science faculty. The respondents of social science faculty are facing more problems as compared to science faculty.