Use of Engineering College Libraries by Students and Faculty Members in Pune City: A Comparative Study

Shakuntala P. Gudi, P. M. Paradkar


The present study is focused on the use of engineering college libraries by students and faculty members. Although numerous studies are carried out on the use of libraries few studies are focused on engineering institutions. The objective of this study is to envisage the significance of libraries in engineering colleges of Pune city meant for students and faculty members. This study has used the survey method and distributed questionnaire and collected data in person. Undergraduate and Post Graduate engineering students and regular faculty members of Pune city engineering colleges are considered for this study. Engineering college libraries are broadly used once in a week for one hour during morning and afternoon hours to study, issue/return of books, refer books and to read the newspaper. This type of study may also be conducted in management, pharmacy, and architecture institutes.

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