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Perception and Usage of E-Journals in the University of Madras

P. Dhanasekaran, V. Chandrakumar

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E-Journals occupy a prominent place in academic and research environment. The new technologies have enhanced access to and usage of e-journals. The study has adopted simple random sampling with sample replacement method to collect information from the students/ researcher at University of Madras. The study found that majority of the users prefer e-journals rather than conventional type of printed journals. Further, the users prefer internet search engines such as Google, Yahoo and MSN as their initial search engine point for accessing e-journals. UGC-INFONET web portal is also used by majority of the users.


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