Awareness and Use of Internet Based E-Information Resources among School Children: A Case Study of Bijapur District, Karnataka


Affiliations

  • Karnataka State Women's University, Department of Library and Information Science, Bijapur, 586108, India

Abstract

The present study investigates the awareness and use of internet based e-information resources among school children in two selected schools of Bijapur of Karnataka State. Based on a survey of 120 students, the study emphasizes the awareness and use of e-information sources. It assesses and analyzes the acquaintance of school children with IT, awareness and use of internet, problems encountered awareness about searching e-information sources, types of sources preferred, reasons for not using e-information sources, channels preferred, and ability of them to use e-information sources.

Keywords

Electronic Information Resources, Information Technology, Internet, School Children, Usage.

Subject Discipline

Digital Libraries

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