Researchers Opinion about Effectiveness of Library Resources and Services in VTU Research Center Libraries, India: A study

Chandrashekara J

Abstract


The study is focused on user’s opinion about the effectiveness of library resources and services. The level of users' satisfaction about library facilities and services of Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU). A well structured questionnaire was administered to research scholars of 92 research centers; and collect the data regarding the effectiveness of library resources & services and analyze the level of researcher’s satisfaction in Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU). The survey reveals that the library services in the VTU research center libraries is effective enough for their users. VTU research center libraries users were also effective with the existing printed journals, books, e-journals, thesis/dissertations/project resource, conference/workshop/seminars proceedings resources, abstracts, indexing resources. These resources found to be around 50% effective and government publications, patents/standards resources, CD ROM database resources are ineffective in library services. The researcher observed that the overall effectiveness is good considering the VTU research center libraries.

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