Original Research Article

Year: 2015 | Month: 04 | Volume: 2 | Issue: 4 | Pages: 169-174

User Satisfaction of Electronic Resources and Services in Marine Science Research Libraries: A Study

Maranna O

Assistant Professor, DLISc, Rani Channamma University, Vidhyasangama, Belagavi-591156.

ABSTRACT

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.

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