Information seeking pattern of UG and PG Students of Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS): A case study

  • S.N. Prakasha Ph.D. Research Scholar Bangalore University Bangalore -560056
Keywords: Information Seeking pattern, UG and PG Students, Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies.


The study is based on information seeking pattern of UG and PG students at University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS). The primary data was collected on 6-04-2018 from 80 students of the university. The study reveals in table1, there are 100 questionnaires were distributed to the UG and PG students. Out of which (80%) of questionnaires were received. In Table 2 (70% and 30%) of Female and male students were responded to the questionnaire, Table 3 shows that (37.5%) of students visit to the library in daily, table 4 there are (70%) of students visit to library for the purpose of to read Newspapers/ magazines. (66.25%) of students visit to library to borrow/return books, with (33.75%), of students update subject knowledge, table 5 (62.5%) of students access information through on library shelves. Table 6 it is found that (65%) of students express their opinion on good collections on reference books. (63.75%) of students says satisfactory with Reference services. (33.75%) of students were not satisfactory with ILL services. (87.5%) of students expressed their opinion on internet available in library. Table 10 describe good opinion on physical facilities of library from students.


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