International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 246

Full Length Research Paper

Information resources and services of national science library India, New Delhi: A user study

  Devendra Kumar  1* and Rajkumar Singh 2 
    Department of Library and Information Science, CCS University, Meerut, UP, India.  2 Govt. Mahila Degree College, Aurai, Sant Ravidas Nagar, Bhadohi, (U. P), India
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 25 June 2009
  •  Published: 31 July 2009



The study examines the use of services by the users of National Science Library (NSL), New Delhi, India. A well structured questionnaire was used to identify the impressions of NSL users towards the various aspects. 120 questionnaires were distributed among the NSL users and 108 filed were received back. The questionnaires were checked and 108 (90%) questionnaires were found fit for analysis and out of which 12(10%) were considered unusable. The present study demonstrates and elaborates a various aspects of NSL collections uses within the available resources, frequency and purposes of visit, user satisfaction within NSL services and information about documents. Further attempt has also been made to highlights the findings of the study and a few suggestions have been given based on the analysis of data.


Key words: Information sources and services, national science library, New Delhi, India, user study.