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Indian Journal of Library and Information Science

Volume  5, Issue 3, October - December 2011, Pages 267-276

 

Case Report

Use and Awareness of Electronic Information Resources and Services among the Teachers and Students of Institute of Informatics and Management Sciences (IIMS) Meerut: A Case Study
Devendra Kumar, M. M. A. Ansari, Akhtar Hussain
*Librarian, Manyavar Kanshiram Government Degree College, Saddique Nagar, Nand Gram, Ghaziabad (U.P)-201003, **Deputy Librarian (SS) & Co-ordinator, Dr. Zakir Husain Library, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.
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Abstract

Electronic Information Resources and Services (EIRS) now plays a vital part in the lives of individuals, organisations, and institutions. Information awareness is the key to the optimum use of information. The study analysed the “Use and Awareness of Electronic Information Resources and Services (EIRS) among the Teachers and Students of Institute of Informatics and Management Sciences, (IIMS), Meerut (U.P.): a Case Study”. A well structured 150 questionnaires were distributed among teachers and students at the IIMS, Meerut during the academic session 2008–2009 to fi nd out the use and awareness of electronic resources and services provided by Institute library. 120 questionnaires were distributed to the teachers and students selected conveniently from the IIMS. Therefore, a total of 100 questionnaires were returned and used for this study. The present study demonstrates and elaborates the various aspects of the purpose of using EIRS, types, methods and linking pattern of EIRS. The paper also deals with the reason for using EIRS. Suggestions are given to make the EIRS more beneficial to the Teachers and Students, IIMS, Meerut.

Keywords: Electronic Information Resources and Services (EIRS), Teachers, Students, Institute of Informatics and Management Sciences (IIMS), Meerut.
 


Corresponding Author : Devendra Kumar