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Indian Journal of Library and Information Science

Volume  2, Issue 3, September-December 2008, Pages 133-137


Case Report

Use of the Internet and e-Resources for Legal Information: A Case Study
S. Thanuskodi
Lecturer, Library & Information Science Wing, DDE, Annamalai University Annamalai Nagar – 608 002
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Since past few years free online information sources like e-journals, e-books, e-data- bases have increased considerably. The traditional library systems are going to transform into digital library systems. Information-seeking is important for lawyers, who have access to many dedicated electronic resources. The Internet and CD-ROM were the most frequently used IT-based sources and facilities. Results of the present study show that 93.33 % of students used Internet in searching and retrieving information they needed. Study reveals that the majority of respondents access the Internet from the College and the majority of the respondents feel that the Internet and electronic resources cannot replace the Library.         
Keywords Internet, e-resources, online help, Information needs, legal studies.  

Corresponding Author : S. Thanuskodi