Scholarly Journals Access through UGC-Infonet among the Faculty Members in Alagappa University, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu


Affiliations

  • Alagappa University, Central Library, Karaikudi, Tamilnadu, 630 003, India

Abstract

The paper examines the awareness of scholarly journals of the faculty members available through UGCINFONET. The study reveals various patterns of use by the Professors and Associate Professors for instance. Assistant professors use the resources for study purpose. The faculty members also get to acquire the guidance and experience for accessing the scholarly journal from the Library staff and from the senior faculty members. It is however found that lack of training for accessing is an obstacle in proper and full utilization of them. The paper has conducted a survey on use and access to electronic resources through the search facilities provided by the publishers for full text articles.

Keywords

UGC-INFONET, E-Journals Consortium, User Study.

Subject Discipline

Library Management

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