Original Research Article
Year: 2015 | Month: April | Volume: 2 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 169-174
User Satisfaction of Electronic Resources and Services in Marine Science Research Libraries: A Study
Assistant Professor, DLISc, Rani Channamma University, Vidhyasangama, Belagavi-591156.
An analysis of 7 libraries of marine science and 239 marine scientists (users) of different categories have been conducted to measure the user needs and satisfaction level of users on e-resources and services among the major Marine science libraries in South India. The key variables for this study include: the existing status of E-resources, services and facilities, collections, mode of subscription of e-journals, user’s visit to the libraries, availability and use of databases. User's suggestions to improve the library services have also been included.
Keywords: Marine science Libraries; E-resources; Library services; Scientists; User satisfaction.