Computer Literacy Skills of Public Library Users in Trivandrum: A Case Study


The study aims to ascertain the computer literacy skills of users of public libraries in Trivandrum district of Kerala. The study is confined to the A-grade public libraries (under the State library council) in Urban, Semi-urban and rural areas of Trivandrum district. A questionnaire was used for collecting data. A total number of 450 questionnaires were distributed out of which 393 were returned. The study reveals that the respondents possess essential computer skills. Majority The widely used web browser is Google chrome and the social networking site is Facebook. From the study it can be seen that there isa need for equipping public libraries with new technology.


Computer Literacy Skills, Kerala, Network Literacy, Public Library

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