Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Summer 7-2022


This paper aimed to explore the awareness and usage of online resources by the faculty members of Vivekanandha Arts and Science College for Women, Salem. The current study is rooted in primary data which were collected from the faculty members who are working in different departments of Vivekanandha Arts and Science College for Women. A total of 200 well structured and designed questionnaires were dispersed among the faculty members and we received only 179 filled questionnaires were returned out of 200 sample of population and the total response rate was 89.5%. The results of the study was observed and found the maximum number of 112 users (62.57%) was male distribution. Seventy percent of the faculty members were under the age group between 26 and 50 and 66.48 percent of the respondents were from rural area. It is observed the huge proportion of (42.46%) 76 faculty members were comes under Assistant professors and they ranked the first. It is noted the major portion of 91 (50.84%) faculty members were using the Internet in the central library for preparing research work. This study has recommended that more electronic journals and databases should be subscribed to, that awareness and training programmes for accessing electronic resources to be implemented, and the digital library infrastructure facilities to be enhanced.