A COMPARATIVE STUDY OF SEARCH COMPETENCY AMONG STUDENTS OF ENGINEERING AND ARTS AND SCIENCE COLLEGES

M Thamaraiselvi, M Manthiramoorthi

Abstract


This paper deals with the comparative study of search competency among students.
The study was conducted among students in engineering and arts colleges in Tamil
Nadu. Majority of the students in both colleges are indicated that they were visit library
several times to refer reference materials and prefer catalogue/OPAC as search
purpose and library tools, and they are satisfied with the search competency and
library tools available in the libraries to locate sources. The result suggests increasing
search competency and using other library tools to locate sources for their information
need.


Keywords: Search Comparative Study Competency, Engineering, Arts and Science, Students,


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