Comparative Study

| Published: May 15, 2017

Use and Impact of the Modern ICT in Central Library of C.U. Shah Medical College & Hospital, Gujarat, India

Dr. Shishirkumar H. Mandalia

Research Guide, University Librarian (I/C), Bhaikaka Library, Sardar Patel University, Vallabhvidya Nagar, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Mr. Shamajibhai D. Parmar

Research Scholar, Department of Library & Information Science, Sardar Patel University, Vallabhvidya Nagar, Gujarat, India Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.054/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.054


The information and communication technology (ICT) has an awesome impact on human life as well as all the stroll of learning circle. The utilization of ICT has turned out to be more noteworthy and swift segment in library and information management and services. Modern advancements in ICTs have portrayed novel methods for information generation, management, and dissemination. Medical students are regularly utilizing ICT for access to the library resources and online databases to satisfy their learning needs. This paper outlines the utilization of ICT by medical students and revealed the effect of modern technology in central library of C.U. Shah Medical College, Surendranagar. Here researchers have tried to describe the need and utilization of different tools and techniques of ICT by medical students. The study was led through an organized close ended questionnaire and it was distributed 172 library users, those were utilized ICT facilities in C.U.Shah Medical College and Hospital campus. From the all, 141 (82%) questionnaires were received and data were analyzed. In this study allied different parameters like the frequency of library visit, Internet access and utilization of electronic resources, attitude of medical students towards ICT, utilization of ICT to access to library resources, impact of ICT on medical learning and research, impact of ICT on library services and level of satisfaction. The study noted that majority of respondents were agreed and believed that ICT is essential for medicinal education and research, and they were utilizing ICTs in the library for various purposes and preferred as a daily and a weekly. The most of the respondents were very positive about the effect of ICT on library uses and its services.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

DIP: 18.01.054/20170403

DOI: 10.25215/0403.054

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Published in   Volume 04, Issue 3, April-June, 2017

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