A Study to find the usefulness of library automation and internet usage of the academic staff of the Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka

rani kumari kulatunga


This paper aims to determine a study to find the usefulness of library automation and internet usage of the academic staff of the Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka. Survey method has been used as the basic research tool to data collection with the help of questionnaires. Total number of 120 faculty members was taking to the study. And 98 faculty members were responded. The survey result were tabulated and analyzed with descriptive statistics method using excel software. The internet is the most preferred medium of access to information among the majority of faculty members. Although they have mentioned they really need of automation system to the library. The internet enables access to vast amounts of information to be independently retrieved by anybody at anytime from anywhere in the world. The study is aimed at analyzing useful of library automation and internet use, its impact among the faculty members of Uva Wellassa University of Sri Lanka. The growing internet and emerging network technologies have been revolutionizing society by making information available to the people in a new way. Use of internet is increasing day by day as it is time saving, more informative and less expensive. The amount of internet resources available to academics has increased tremendously during the last decade. The study will help library professional to develop effective library services with digital environment.


Internet/ Library automation/ Faculty members/ Uva Wellassa University

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