USE OF E-RESOURCES BY FACULTY AND RESEARCH SCHOLARS OF SPEECH AND HEARING INSTITUTIONS IN INDIA: A STUDY
The present study is an attempt to understand the use of e-resources by faculty and researchers in the speech and hearing institutions in India. The study is based on the responses obtained from the faculty and research scholars. The aspects in respect of the use of on-line resources constitutes e-books, e-journals, e-theses and e-databases of medical discipline. The frequency of access to e-resources and the infrastructure facilities to access e-resources have also been dealt with. Further, the research has highlighted the need of training among the users for efficient access to e-resources. The data collected have been analyzed under frequency and percentages, chi-square test and Cramer’s value test
Keywords: Speech and Hearing Institutions, e-resources, e-books, e-journals, e-databases.