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Utilization of Library Services by National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Library users: A Study

Divakara H.S., Harish H.T.


The study indicates the Utilization of Library Services by 16 National Institute of Fashion Technology campus library users of India as a sample for the study.Objectives: The result is to discover the utilization of library services by 16 National Institute of Fashion Technology campus library users. to examine the awareness of craft repository and OPAC service by NIFT library users, to understand the purpose of using Swatch Library, to know the extent of use of Swatch Library and to find out the satisfaction of using library services. Methodology: The investigator accepted the descriptive survey method, the data collected through questionnaires. Out of 1638 questionnaires 1327 filled questionnaires were received. In this study, a random sampling method was adopted. Statistical techniques used for collecting data from students and research scholars were examined and tabulated by using incident counts, simple percentages, mean, and Standard Deviation (SD). Results and discussions: A total of 1327 respondents participated (including UG, PG students, Research scholars and teaching faculty members comprising of Professors, Associate professors, and Assistant professors) in the study by providing their opinions. Maximum respondents are female, significantly high number of 250 first-year UG students under the age of 18 have participated in the survey, followed by 196 third-year UG students; in the faculty category, two faculty fall in the age group of 19-22, a significant highest number of responses were obtained for the awareness of craft repository service and OPAC service, and 74% of respondents are satisfied with National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) Library Services.


Fashion technology, library services, craft library, special services, fashion institution, NIFT

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