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American Journal of Educational Research. 2015, 3(5), 541-546
DOI: 10.12691/education-3-5-1
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Using Pattern of Internet and E-resources by the Students and Faculty Members of a Private University in Bangladesh

Md. Maidul Islam1, and Umme Habiba2

1Department of Information Science and Library Management, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh

2Library and Information Science, KhwajaYunus Ali University, Sirajgonj, Bangladesh

Pub. Date: April 15, 2015

Cite this paper:
Md. Maidul Islam and Umme Habiba. Using Pattern of Internet and E-resources by the Students and Faculty Members of a Private University in Bangladesh. American Journal of Educational Research. 2015; 3(5):541-546. doi: 10.12691/education-3-5-1

Abstract

The main objective of this study is to find out the using pattern of internet and e-resources by the Eastern University (EU) students and faculty members. A printed version of the questionnaire was distributed in the respective students and faculty members of EU. To analyze the influence of demographic information on overall satisfaction on internet and e-resources simple frequency were carried out. The results showed that students and faculty members are generally satisfied with the current level of internet and e-resources. They identified limited number of titles, difficulty in finding information, limited access to computers and slow download speed as major constraints. These constraints do affect internet and e-resources use in a private university. However, these constraints are mainly related to the poor IT infrastructure and limited access to internet and e-resources, which may also lead to other constraints such as an unwillingness to use the internet and e-resources regularly and consequently low satisfaction with such resources.

Keywords:
internet e-resources using pattern student use faculty use private university Bangladesh

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