The GBPUAT library has a highly specialized collection of 3,68,119 documents (GBPUAT Library Annual Report, 2004-05) in the field of agriculture, veterinary sciences, animal husbandry, home science, fisheries, basic sciences, humanities, technology & other allied subjects.
This study was conducted to seek user's opinion concerning the impact and use of e-databases in GBPUAT library.
The scope and limitation of the study is confined to the users (postgraduate students and research scholars) of GBPUAT library regarding the effective use of e-databases.
The library has now developed a number of e-databases to meet the ever growing expectations of GBPUAT community.
Due to a large number of agricultural universities in India, GBPUAT was selected for conducting indepth study.
To determine the impact and usage of e-databases at GBPUAT, the analysis and description of the study showed that 90 (60%) useable questionnaires were from postgraduate students while 47 (47%) from research scholars.
Instruction/help in using e-databases GBPUAT P.G.Students N=63 49.21% 55.56% Note: Table made from pie chart.
The findings of the study conducted on the usage of e-databases among the postgraduate students and research scholars at GBPUAT can be summarized as follows:
He is a life member of ISVM, IAAVR, IAAVP, World Poultry Science Association, ISACP, ISVPT, Member of the Advisory board of College of Agribusiness Management, GBPUAT
, Pantnagar and executive council member of IAAVP.