Use of Electronic Resources and its Impact: A Study of Dhaka University Library Users

  • Umme Habiba Eastern University, Dhaka
  • Salma Chowdhury Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka, Dhaka
Keywords: Dhaka University Library, Electronic Resources, Electronic Services, Organization and Management of E-resources

Abstract

This paper presents and analyses the status of electronic resources facilities and services provided by the Dhaka University Library (DUL). It also discusses the purpose of using e-resources, benefits, subject coverage status, overall user satisfactions, problems that are faced by DUL users while accessing e-resources and perceived impact of e-resources on users. Finally, it reports the results from questionnaire-based survey of e-resources use and its impact on DUL users.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3329/el.v23i1.12122

Eastern Librarian Vol.23(1) 2012 pp.74-90

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Author Biographies

Umme Habiba, Eastern University, Dhaka
Umme Habiba is working in the Eastern University, Bangladesh as an Assistant Executive. Her research interest includes digital librarie
Salma Chowdhury, Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka, Dhaka
Salma Chowdhury is a Professor in the Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She received her BA (Honours) and MA degrees in Library and Information Science from the University of Dhaka, Bangladesh. She obtained her PhD from Department of Library and Information Science, University of the Western Cape, Cape Town, South Africa in 2007. Her research interests include academic libraries, information resources development, documentation and comparative librarianship.
Published
2012-10-09
How to Cite
Habiba, U., & Chowdhury, S. (2012). Use of Electronic Resources and its Impact: A Study of Dhaka University Library Users. Eastern Librarian, 23(1), 74-90. https://doi.org/10.3329/el.v23i1.12122
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