Satisfaction and Influence on use of Electronic Information Resources among Scientific and Technical staff of the Libraries of ICAR Institutions of South India.

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Prasanna Devaramatha Anilkumar

An attempt is made to study about satisfaction and influence of use of EIRs on scientific and technical staff of the libraries of ICAR Institutions in South India. A questionnaire was used to find the answer of questions about the use of CeRA, satisfaction and influence of use of EIRs among user, to identify the level of satisfaction, level of influence of use of EIRs on their research and development activities. Also to find out the challenges which are faced by the user? The study found that both scientific and technical respondents use all the journals to the level of score 4. Few journals like AAAS and ASA are used up the level of 5. i.e. to the level always use and both scientific and technical respondents are satisfied with the use of EIRs of E-Journals, E-Reference sources, E-databases, ETDs, E-Proceedings, consortia and websites. Both scientific technical respondents are felt agreed that the use of EIRs are influence on their research outputs, it has expanded their research possibility.

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