A Study to Understand the Perceptions of Remote Access Users at the KMC Health Sciences Library, Manipal University, Manipal

Rao, Mahabaleshwara (2015) A Study to Understand the Perceptions of Remote Access Users at the KMC Health Sciences Library, Manipal University, Manipal. In: 18th National Convention on Knowledge, Library and Information Networking (NACLIN-2015) organised by DELNET, New Delhi at Gulbarga University, Gulbarga, November 24-26, 2015, Gulbarga.

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Abstract

Library is a knowledge center where all the resources, regardless of print and e-resources are stored. E-resources are the backbone of any digital library in this information superfluous era. Most of the modern library users are referring e-resources. Remote login access to e-resources is the best practice of any library which helps the users to access their desired information wherever they stay without wasting any time. It gives opportunity for the best use of the e-resources and offers easy access of various resources of the library through its interface from anywhere. In this study, an attempt has been made to understand the perceptions of users of the remote access facility provided by the Health Sciences Library, Kasturba Medical College, Manipal University, Manipal. The main aim of the study is to determine the satisfaction level of users about the remote access facility provided by the library. A questionnaire based survey was conducted. Questionnaires were sent to 187 registered users of remote access service of the library. The study had identified the various benefits of remote access facility and the problems faced by the registered users to access subscribed e-resources remotely. After the investigation, the study suggested some important points for consideration.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: e-Resources, EZProxy, KMC Health Science Library, Manipal University, Remote Access
Subjects: Departments at MU > Library and Information Science
MU Libraries > Health Sciences Library - Manipal
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 12 Dec 2015 09:30
Last Modified: 12 Dec 2015 09:30
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/144775

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