A Case Study on Online Seeking Pattern amoung the Students of Kamaraj Enginnering College, Virudhunagar

  • P Chellapandi Assistant Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
  • G Niraimathi Ph.D., Research Scholar, Department of Library and information Science, Madurai


Information necessity a composite concept; It has been doing vital role of seekingbehavior results by the user. The information seeking behavior one sense deals with actual means of searching various sources of information. This paper discusses online seeking pattern among the students of Kamaraj engineering college, Virudhunagar. It exposed the majority of the respondents are male and majority belong to CSE students. (73.1%) respondents’frequency of visiting the library every day. (81.7%) of the respondents learning from training programmers. 92.6% of the respondents purpose of using online sources for developing knowledge. This study found out the (100%) ofthe respondents browser to use Google Chrome of Internet. (77.7%) of the respondents opinion the OPAC online sources / services in college library. Nearly hundred percentages of respondents using online sourcesforreason access wider range of sources of information. More than half of the respondents said overload of information on the Internet problems encountered while using the online sources.

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