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Users’ satisfaction with library resources: a survey of engineering college libraries, Pune, India

Shakuntala P. Gudi, P. M. Paradkar


The paper focuses upon the measurement of satisfaction level of students and faculty members with library resources in engineering colleges located at Pune city. To collect relevant data, a total of 660 questionnaires were distributed among Students and faculty members of the engineering colleges, of which only 509 (77.12%) questionnaires were duly received back.  The study revealed that the users are mainly satisfied with Print resources such as reference books, text books, journals, and their back volumes; while amongst the E-Resources they were satisfied by e-journals, e-books, e-databases. It is concluded that obtaining users’ suggestions are necessary to meet their information needs; and increasing    number of copies of books is essential for meeting their regular demand.


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