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An Application of TAM on Use of Remotely Accessible E-Resources of Dhanvantri Library, University of Jammu


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1 Senior Assistant Librarian, University of Jammu, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road, Jammu Tawi –180006, Jammu and Kashmir, India
2 Lecture, DLIS, University of Jammu, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road, Jammu Tawi –180006, Jammu and Kashmir, India
3 Research Scholar, DLIS, University of Jammu, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road, Jammu Tawi –180006, Jammu and Kashmir, India
     

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This study examines how remote users used electronic resources made available by the Dhanvantri Library at the University of Jammu. Quantitative techniques were employed to investigate how effectively e-resources are being used remotely. The study focused on users’ assessments of e-resources and the satisfaction level derived from them. The Technology Acceptance Approach (TAM) model is used to explore the level of adoption of e-resources through remote access in two dimensions, i.e., PU and PEU. The results revealed a positive attitude towards e-resources and moderately adopted 2.05 ± .83, the remote access environment of the Dhanvantri library, where the average perceived usefulness is 2.97 ± 1.17, and the perceived ease of use is 2.58 ± 1.99. Consequently, TAM is significantly related to PEU [ χ2(12, 299) = 219.06, p<.001] and PU [χ2(10, 299) = 48.33, p<.001].

Keywords

TAM, E-Resources, Remote Access, University of Jammu, Usage Analytics.
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About The Authors

Bindu Sharma
Senior Assistant Librarian, University of Jammu, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road, Jammu Tawi –180006, Jammu and Kashmir
India

Reenu Arti Thakur
Lecture, DLIS, University of Jammu, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road, Jammu Tawi –180006, Jammu and Kashmir
India

Diksha Sharma
Research Scholar, DLIS, University of Jammu, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road, Jammu Tawi –180006, Jammu and Kashmir
India


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Authors

Bindu Sharma
Senior Assistant Librarian, University of Jammu, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road, Jammu Tawi –180006, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Reenu Arti Thakur
Lecture, DLIS, University of Jammu, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road, Jammu Tawi –180006, Jammu and Kashmir, India
Diksha Sharma
Research Scholar, DLIS, University of Jammu, Baba Saheb Ambedkar Road, Jammu Tawi –180006, Jammu and Kashmir, India

Abstract


This study examines how remote users used electronic resources made available by the Dhanvantri Library at the University of Jammu. Quantitative techniques were employed to investigate how effectively e-resources are being used remotely. The study focused on users’ assessments of e-resources and the satisfaction level derived from them. The Technology Acceptance Approach (TAM) model is used to explore the level of adoption of e-resources through remote access in two dimensions, i.e., PU and PEU. The results revealed a positive attitude towards e-resources and moderately adopted 2.05 ± .83, the remote access environment of the Dhanvantri library, where the average perceived usefulness is 2.97 ± 1.17, and the perceived ease of use is 2.58 ± 1.99. Consequently, TAM is significantly related to PEU [ χ2(12, 299) = 219.06, p<.001] and PU [χ2(10, 299) = 48.33, p<.001].

Keywords


TAM, E-Resources, Remote Access, University of Jammu, Usage Analytics.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.17821/srels%2F2023%2Fv60i3%2F171043