Personal Characteristics and Use of Library Facilities: A Special Reference to Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka

Posted: 21 Jan 2014

Date Written: March 31, 2013

Abstract

The study explores to identify whether there is any significant difference among personal demographic variables and the use of library facilities offered by the main library, University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka. General survey guided by well structured questionnaire has been administered across a valuable sample of 202 students from Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce. Descriptive and inferential statistics were used in the analysis of data using Statistical Package for Social Science (Version 16.0). The results of the study revealed that the use of library facilities do not vary among personal demographic characteristics (p-value > 0.05). According to Duncan multiple range test, all the mean scores for subject specialization are differing from one another.

Keywords: Library facilities, Demographic variables, University of Jaffna

JEL Classification: M19

Suggested Citation

Nadarajah, Sivathaasan, Personal Characteristics and Use of Library Facilities: A Special Reference to Faculty of Management Studies and Commerce University of Jaffna, Sri Lanka (March 31, 2013). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2381756

Sivathaasan Nadarajah (Contact Author)

Griffith University ( email )

170 Kessels Road
Nathan
Brisbane, QLD 4111
Australia

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