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Indian Journal of Library and Information Science

Volume  3, Issue 1, January - April 2009, Pages 35-39

 

Original Article

Use of Internet by the Scientists of CAZRI: A survey
*Umesh Kumar Agarwal, **Rajesh Kumar Dave
* University Central Library, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Jodhpur ** Research Scholar, DLIS, UCSSH, Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur-313001, Rajasthan and T-4, Library, CAZRI, Jodhpur
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Abstract

 The use of Internet by the scientists andresearch fellow of Central Arid Zone Research Institute, Jodhpur (Rajasthan) was assessed on the basis of the results of a questionnaire survey in CAZRI, Jodhpur. Further, it also attempted to assess frequency of use, location where used, search engine accessed; purpose of use etc. The study revealed that the respondents accessed Google search frequently (100%) followed by Yahoo (85.29%). It was also observed that equally (97.06%) respondents used Internet for education and research. The strong desire of respondents is that library initiate various functions and services like e-portals, on-line information/abstracts retrieval along with internet.


Corresponding Author : *Umesh Kumar Agarwal