Evaluation of usage of E resources and INMAS Library Services Through Users Perspective

An analytical study

  • Navin Kumar Soni DRDO - Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences (INMAS), Delhi - 110 054, India http://orcid.org/0000-0003-1738-3354
  • Savita Rani DRDO - Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences (INMAS), Delhi - 110 054, India
  • Avdhesh Kumar DRDO - Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences (INMAS), Delhi - 110 054, India
  • Jitendra Shrivastava MLB Govt. College of Excellence, Gwalior - 474 011, India https://orcid.org/0000-0002-3967-0621
Keywords: DRDO-INMAS, E-resources, library consortia, information resources, library services, library usage, user study, orientation program

Abstract

The study has been an attempted to find out about the usage pattern of electronic & print journals, books and other services among users, delivered by the Institute of Nuclear Medicine & Allied Sciences (INMAS) TIRC Library. A questionnaire survey was conducted in INMAS to study the pattern of usage of library services. A total number of 150 questionnaires were distributed randomly among Scientists & Service Officers, Defence Research Technical Cadre (DRTC) and Research scholars of INMAS and 121 users responded back. The outcome of the study shows that users were quite aware about the services of the library, actively participated in collection development of books and journals, more comfortable and preferring in usage of electronic information resources. With the introduction of electronic journals/resources in library, the usage is increased manifold among users. Printed resources are also referred in good numbers by the users.

Published
2020-07-29
How to Cite
SoniN., RaniS., KumarA., & ShrivastavaJ. (2020). Evaluation of usage of E resources and INMAS Library Services Through Users Perspective. DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology, 40(04), 238-246. https://doi.org/10.14429/djlit.40.04.16047
Section
Research Paper