Searching online databases: A user study of central library, MIT Manipal

Pai, Rekha D (2015) Searching online databases: A user study of central library, MIT Manipal. In: International conference on managing Library and infromation systmes in the digital world, May7-9, 2015, TAPMI, Manipal.

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Abstract

Electronic databases or online databases are the outcome of revolution in information technology. Online databases are available in almost all fields of knowledge. Engineering and Technology field is not an exception. Several databases are published in this field and IEL online is an important database. Search techniques in built in this database has made it very popular among the users. In this paper an attempt is made to learn the use of search technique by the users of Central Library, Manipal Insittute of Technology (MIT), Manipal. Proximity search is found to be most unique in this database.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Online database, Search technique, proximity search, user competence
Subjects: Departments at MU > Library and Information Science
MU Libraries > MIT Library
Engineering > MIT Manipal > Library
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 03 Aug 2015 05:02
Last Modified: 03 Aug 2015 05:02
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/143724

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