E-Resource Usage Pattern amongAssam University Library Usersunder Consortia Services: A Case Study

Sucheta Bhattacharjee

Abstract


A consortium facilitates the member libraries to get the benefit of wider access to electronic resources at affordable cost and at the best terms of licenses. Further, the approaches to help to get attractive discounted rates and most of publishers responded positively to the call of consortia and are enthusiastic to give the best possible offers. This study aims to examine the e-resource usage pattern among the library users in the Assam University, Silchar. Further, it alsoexamines the preference of e-resources among university library users and awareness of library consortia by them.


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Models, Information Seeking, Information Seeking Behaviour, Digital Information Seeking Pattern

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