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Use of electronic journals by research scholars of Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh and Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi

RIZWANA nil, Naushad Ali P.M.


E-Journals are online and digital in nature. They distribute scientific results through communication networks. They are important and contains primary information on research in concerned field. This paper explores the use of e-journals among research scholars of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) and Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI). It compares the use of e-journals among the science and social science research scholars of AMU and JMI. It highlights that PDF format of e-journals is the most popular format among research scholars. It shed light on the purpose of using e-journals by research scholars of both universities and the search strategies adopted by science scholars and social science scholars of AMU and JMI. It discloses the infrastructural problems faced by the research scholars of these universities. It also analyses the awareness of E-Journal consortia among research scholars of these universities.

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