AWARENESS AND USE OF DIGITAL LIBRARY RESOURCES BY FACULTY MEMBERS OF ENGINEERING COLLEGE LIBRARIES IN WARANGAL DISTRICT, TELANGANA: A STUDY
Electronic/ Digital information resources are becoming more and more important for the academic community. The growth of engineering colleges in Telangana is quiet significant and ahead of many states of India. Digital resources are considered as important resources of teaching, research and training. Thus, digital resources in a library play a significant role in academic libraries as they are mostly tuned for the promotion of academic excellence and research.. Digital libraries support electronic learning by providing information to the users related to their educational and research purposes. In view of all these there is a need for a study to awareness about the digital resources available in engineering college libraries. The study aims at investigating the awareness and use of digital information resources among the faculty members of engineering college libraries in Warangal district of Telangana State only.
Keywords: Digital Library, e-resources, e-books, e-journals