Electronic magazines in the academic library of South Tamilnadu

The present and future perspective

  • S. Aravind Librarian, Central Library, G.T.N. Arts College, Dindigul, Tamilnadu
  • K. Chinnasamy Associate Professor and Head, Department of Library and Information Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamilnadu

Abstract

Electronic Magazines offer many opportunities to today’s users that were not available to their predecessors. Because of the multidimensional features of electronic Magazines, they are becoming the choice of news update, knowledge as well as public activities. The paper examines the results from a questionnaire-based survey of users of university libraries of south Tamilandu, India including Undergraduates, Postgraduates, Research Scholars and Faculty. The purpose of this paper is to find out the level of awareness and use of electronic magazines by the university users. The study reveals that currently the trend of users’ is shifting towards electronic format but the pace is very slow. Some suggestions are also given to enhance the use of electronic magazines.

Published
2019-02-19
How to Cite
ARAVIND, S.; CHINNASAMY, K.. Electronic magazines in the academic library of South Tamilnadu. Qualitative and Quantitative Methods in Libraries, [S.l.], v. 6, n. 4, p. 671-686, feb. 2019. ISSN 2241-1925. Available at: <http://qqml-journal.net/index.php/qqml/article/view/449>. Date accessed: 24 jan. 2020.