Information Seeking Behaviour of Social Science Researchers in Madurai Kamaraj University and its Affiliated Colleges in Virudhunagar District, Tamil Nadu: A Study
Keywords:Information Sources, Information Structure, User Behaviour
This paper attempts to study the information seeking behavior of Social science researchers in Madurai Kamaraj University and its affiliated colleges in Virudhunagar District, Tamil Nadu. Information has the power only when it is transferred and communicated. This study analyse the time spent by the users on accessing the resources, identify the types of information used by the users and to identify the users’ opinion on collection of library resources in the institutions under study. The study showed that opinion about the library services are good and the introduction of ICT and maintenance of changes in the application of ICT in library management is quite required to get the information with high bandwidth.