An Investigation of Use of UGC- Infonet Journals by the Research Scholars and Students of Sociology and Political Science Departments in Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai

  • A Baladhandayutham Assistant Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
  • K Balaji Ph.D. Research Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
Keywords: UGC- Infonet, digital library consortium, Web based services, Electronic Publications

Abstract

This study evaluates the usage of UGC- Infonet journals by the research scholars and students of sociology and political science departments in Madurai Kamaraj University.It is found that 100% of the respondents are aware about the UGC INFONET journals, 40.84% of the respondents are aware the journals through library professionals. A majority of the respondents access the Infonet journals in the University Central Library, more than half of the respondents access the Infonet journals for their research work, 80.28% of the respondents need the orientation programme for effective use of Infonet journals and a majority of the respondents are satisfied with use of Infonet journals in the Department of Sociology and Political science in Madurai Kamaraj University.

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2015-04-27
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