Use of Internet for Information Seeking by the Faculty Members of University of Kashmir: A Survey

Sangita Gupta, Bindu Sharma

Abstract


The paper is an attempt to survey use of internet for assessing information seeking behaviour among faculty of University of Kashmir. A pre- structured questionnaire adminstered among the faculty in various Departments of the University.It reveals that e-mail is the most used service of internet while “Google” and “Yahoo” are often used search engines. Internet explorer is termed as highly used web browser and slow speed as a problem in accessing the internet.Concludes that younger members are using internet more and gender impact is predominant in time spent over internet.

KEYWORDS : Information Seeking Behaviour; Search Strategies; Search Engines; Gender impact; Faculty- University of Kashmir.

PAPER TYPE : Survey cum Research


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