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Electronic-journals are playing an essential role in today’s digital world for higher academic education and institutions. The aim of the study was to ascertain the level of awareness and use of e-journals by the research scholars and faculty members in the department of political science of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. A well structured questionnaire was prepared for the research scholars and faculty members of political science to gather data related to the use of e-journals. The study revealed that most of the research scholars and faculty members were aware of e-journals and largely uses them for reference purposes in their research work. The results shows that majority of the respondents of both type prefer electronic form of journals. Majority of research scholars (62%) and faculty members (73%) in the department preferred pdf format for reading e-journals. It was also found that lack of training and slow downloading were the main hurdle in the proper utilization of e-journals. The present study suggested that more access terminals should be provided to the research scholars and faculty members and user orientation programmes should be introduced to enhance the e-journal service effectively and efficiently in the department of political science of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh.