Faculty and Students’ Satisfaction with the Web Resources Available at the Medical College Libraries in Coastal Karnataka

Rao, Mahabaleshwara and Bhat, Shivananda K (2010) Faculty and Students’ Satisfaction with the Web Resources Available at the Medical College Libraries in Coastal Karnataka. In: International Conference on E-Resources in Higher Education: Issues, Developments, Opportunities and Challenges, 19-20 Febraury 2010, Bharathidasan University, Trichy, Tamilnadu. (Submitted)

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Abstract

The medical science faculty and students of today need more efficient and effective access to information as and when new techniques are developed world over. It has been gaining popularity among medical faculty and students and they are increasingly expected to use web resources at medical college libraries. However, little research was done to find out medical faculty and students’ satisfaction with the web resources in the medical college libraries. The main aim of this study is to seek to find out the medical faculty and students’ satisfaction with the web resources in medical college libraries of Coastal Karnataka, Karnataka, India. A questionnaire-based survey of six medical college libraries in Coastal Karnataka was conducted. The study has identified the various web resources provided by the medical college libraries and level of medical faculty members and postgraduate students’ satisfaction of web resources at the libraries. Findings reveal that the medical college libraries in Coastal Karnataka provide various web resources and most of the medical faculty and students were satisfied with their availability.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Coastal Karnataka, e-Books, Faculty members, Medical colleges, Medical libraries, Online databases, Online journals, Postgraduate students, Web resources-satisfaction.
Subjects: Departments at MU > Library and Information Science
MU Libraries > Health Sciences Library - Manipal
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 04 May 2012 04:26
Last Modified: 04 May 2012 04:26
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/3172

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