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

Article in Press

Use of libraries for accessing e-resources by the faculty members of private universities in Karnataka

Vitthal T Bagalkoti and Raghavendra R

  •  Received: 09 May 2019
  •  Accepted: 03 September 2019
The present paper deals with the use of e- resources by faculty members working in private universities in Karnataka. The main purpose of the study is to determine the usage of e-resources, the skills, and the various purposes of their use by the faculty. Further, the paper aims to address the problems faced by the faculty members while accessing e- resources, their perception on features of e-resources and their views on the usefulness of e-resources compared to that of print resources. For this study, for this study, the research instrument employed is questionnaire and the collected data that were analysed in simple statistics and presented in tables consisting of frequencies and percentages. It is found that e-resources like e-thesis, e-journal, and e-books are frequently used by the respondents.

Keywords: use of libraries; e-resources; faculty members; private universities; Karnataka