Use of N-List E-Resources by the Students of the Arts and Science Colleges in Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu

  • Dr. P. Sheela N.V. K. S. D. College of Education
  • Dr. P. K. Suresh Kumar Kerala University Library


National Library and Information Services Infrastructure for Scholarly Content (N-LIST) Project being jointly executed by the e-ShodhSindhu Consortium, INFLIBNET Centre and the INDEST-AICTE Consortium, IIT Delhi provides access to e-resources to students, researchers and faculty from colleges and other beneficiary institutions. This paper investigates the awareness and use pattern of N-List resources by the Students of the Arts and Science Colleges in Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India. The sample of the study consists of 100 students – 80 females and 20 males -- of different disciplines. The study found that though 70 percent of the students are familiar with N-List e-resources and they are used for various purposes, the problems encountered by them like the difficulty to find relevant information, slow speed in accessing information, server problems, lack of ICT knowledge and limited access to computer systems warrants immediate remedial measures.


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Author Biographies

Dr. P. Sheela, N.V. K. S. D. College of Education

Librarian, N.V. K. S. D. College of Education, Attoor, K. K. District, Tamil Nadu.

Dr. P. K. Suresh Kumar, Kerala University Library

Assistant Librarian, Kerala University Library, Thiruvananthapuram - 34.


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