Comparative study of users’ perception on use of Print versus e-resources between Boys and Girls (PG students) of Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan

Sudhir Gupta, Yashodha Negi, Neelam Sharma


The arrival and proliferation of electronic resources and digital libraries have a number of significant impacts on the use of print resources and traditional libraries. This study explores the extent to which PG students in Dr Y S Parmar University of Horticulture and Forestry, Solan setting use print and electronic resources. Comparative Study between boys and Girls has been conducted to find the reading preferences and use of print and electronic resources. PG students seem to expect a hybrid of print and electronic resources. They desire to meet their information needs through a mix of print and e- resources.

Keywords: E-book; Printed material; Reading preferences; Reading habits; University students

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