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Impact of Information and Communication Technology Tools on Information Seeking Behaviour of the Tirunelveli District Central Library Users:A Study


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1 Sarah Tucker College,Tirunelveli, Affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India
     

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This paper investigate the Impact of Information and Communication Technology tools on Information Seeking Behaviour of the Tirunelveli District Central Library Users. This study also investigate, the ICT usage pattern, user needs, and future expectation of ICT based services, of various categories of users in public library system. This study has been taken up in the District central Public Library, Tirunelveli. The questionnaire was given to 125 numbers of various category of users in the library. The analysis revealed that the presently available ICT facility is not sufficient to fulfil the user needs, and also recommends that it needs to be developed, in order to enhance our citizen and develop a knowledge power society.

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Public Library, Internet, Library Services, Information and Communication Technology Tools, ICT, Tirunelveli.
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E. Sugirtha Kumar
Sarah Tucker College,Tirunelveli, Affiliated to Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu, India

Abstract


This paper investigate the Impact of Information and Communication Technology tools on Information Seeking Behaviour of the Tirunelveli District Central Library Users. This study also investigate, the ICT usage pattern, user needs, and future expectation of ICT based services, of various categories of users in public library system. This study has been taken up in the District central Public Library, Tirunelveli. The questionnaire was given to 125 numbers of various category of users in the library. The analysis revealed that the presently available ICT facility is not sufficient to fulfil the user needs, and also recommends that it needs to be developed, in order to enhance our citizen and develop a knowledge power society.

Keywords


Public Library, Internet, Library Services, Information and Communication Technology Tools, ICT, Tirunelveli.

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