Computer and Internet Use: A Study of Undergraduatestudents of UvaWellassa University of Sri Lanka and Users of Uva province Library Association Sri Lanka

rani kumari kulatunga

Abstract


The purposes of this study are undergraduate students and public library users toward educational use of the Internet and computers. This study also shows undergraduateand another users skills for social interaction and electronic environment. Both the category students were already using the internet for social interaction and developing digital content. Also paper is to study usage and library services of university library and public library. The library staff should know users information requirements and what are the factors motivate them to make best use of the library. The study respondents are from undergraduate students of UvaWellassa University (UWU) and users of Uva Province Library Association (UPLA), Sri Lanka. Well-structured questionnaire were distributed to 100 respondents (50 each institutions). Sample was undergraduate students of UWU and library user of UPLA, selected in randomly. The respondent response rate was 100%. Data was analysis through excel software and APA style used for the references. This study showed the young generation have more knowledge and skilled about Information communication technology.  Since the use of computers and internet helps students to increase computer literacy, gain their day today update information etc.


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Undergraduates, Users, Internet, Computers, Public Library

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