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Use of Open Access Scholarly Literature by the Research Scholars in University Environment

Gururaj S Hadagali, Rushmansaab Gurikar


The present study deals with the use of Open Access Scholarly literature by the research scholars of Karnatak University, Dharwad. The Survey method was employed and questionnaire tool to collect the data from the respondents. A total of hundred questionnaires were distributed, out of which 85 questionnaires were received back with duly filled in questionnaires with a response rate of 85.00 %. The outcomes of the study: 89.14% respondents are aware of Open Access resources; majority of the respondents are having positive attitudes towards the Open Access resources; the respondents felt that there is a need to conduct training / orientation programme on the effective use of Open Access resources.

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