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This paper studied about the Preferred Strategies and Use of Electronic Information Resources among the Academic Community in Manonmaniam Sundaranar University Tirunelveli, which includes the Faculty Members, Research scholars and P G Students. Now days the academic libraries are having more varieties in the form electronics resources. The collection consists of open–access journals, electronic theses and dissertations, audio files and transcripts, maps, newspapers, photographs, manuscripts and rare books, and historical materials. These objects are the vital resource for members of the academic community.. In this study, totally 600 questionnaires were distributed to the respondents among the respondents in Manonmaniam Sundaranar University. Out of 600, 534 questionnaires were returned by the respondents. It resulted that the Preferred Search Strategies to Use the E-Resources that the respondents have given first priority to the e-resources through ‘Advanced Search’. ‘Simple Search’ and ‘Boolean Search’ stated as the second and third preference respectively given by the respondents.