Start Submission Become a Reviewer

Reading: Use of Internet by Faculty Members and Research Scholars in the 21st Century: A study of uni...

Download

A- A+
dyslexia friendly

Refereed Papers

Use of Internet by Faculty Members and Research Scholars in the 21st Century: A study of university libraries of Karnataka State, India

Authors:

Gururaj S Hadagali ,

Lecturer, Department of Studies in Library and Information Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad – 580 003, Karnataka State, IN
X close

BD Kumbar

Professor and Chairman, Department of Studies in Library and Information Science, Karnatak University, Dharwad – 580 003, Karnataka State, IN
X close

Abstract

The Internet is becoming more widely used by academic institutions to support the teaching, learning and research activities of faculty members and research scholars. The main aim of this study is to examine the impact of Internet on the users in university libraries of Karnataka State. The present study demonstrates and elaborates the various aspects of internet use, such as frequency of Internet use, place of access, purposes for Internet access, motivating factors to access Internet and most preferred search engines. It was found from the survey that the Internet has become a vital instrument for teaching, research and learning process of these respondents. Some suggestions have been given to make the service more beneficial for the faculty members and research scholars of the university libraries of Karnataka state under study.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sllim.v4i1-2.4250  

Sri Lankan Journal of Librarianship and Information Management. Vol.4, Nos.1&2 (Jan. – June 2011) pp. 1 -17.

How to Cite: Hadagali, G.S. & Kumbar, B., (2011). Use of Internet by Faculty Members and Research Scholars in the 21st Century: A study of university libraries of Karnataka State, India. Sri Lankan Journal of Librarianship and Information Management. 4(1-2), pp.1–17. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sllim.v4i1-2.4250
Published on 01 Jun 2011.
Peer Reviewed

Downloads

  • PDF (EN)

    comments powered by Disqus