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Author Sinha, Manoj Kumar
Source Inflibnet's Institutional Repository
Content type Text
Publisher INFLIBNET Centre
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Library & information sciences
Subject Keyword University Library ♦ Assam University Library ♦ Internet Use Pattern ♦ Barak Valley ♦ User Study
Abstract This paper describes about the usefulness and advantage of Internet in day-to-day life, impact of Internet on the library and information services etc. and explains the aims and objectives of the present survey on the usage of Internet in Barak Valley, methodology used etc. The author highlights the use of Internet in this region is in nascent stage and it has become important to make people of this valley aware for the use of Internet and regarding its potential for having enormous resources of information which can be search instantly provided the minimum facility for Internet access is available. The survey results also reveals the users communities of different strata, use of Internet from personal connectivity or from Internet café or office, or academic institutions, types of connectivity for Internet account subscription, place and time for Internet search, time slot for Internet connectivity, use of Internet tools and services, mostly used search engines for Internet access, use of browsers for Internet search, rate of Internet access from Internet café etc. Besides above aspects, the final part of the paper describes the role of Internet in library and information services, problems of getting Internet connectivity, and some suggestions for making people aware for the use of Internet and popularise the use of Internet among the users communities by arranging short term training programme by Computer Institutions, Regional Engineering College(REC), Assam University and other private Institutions
ISBN 8190082582
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article