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Title: Internet use by the college students across disciplines: a study
Authors: Loan, Fayaz Ahmad
Issue Date: Jun-2011
Publisher: NISCAIR-CSIR, India
Abstract: A questionnaire based survey method on internet use among college students in Kashmir Valley found that students of computer science make use of internet most of all followed by students of business and commerce, general science, social sciences and humanities students respectively. The students of business and commerce leads in using internet for information, students of computer science use it predominantly for communication purposes and students of social sciences and humanities use it for education purposes compared to others. Information overload is the most common problem faced by students of all faculties while searching the relevant information. The students of general science, social sciences and humanities find internet illiteracy as the major limitation in using the internet. The students of general sciences, social sciences and humanities, and business and commerce faced institutional curbs to internet access.
Page(s): 118-127
CC License:  CC Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 2.5 India
ISSN: 0975-2404 (Online); 0972-5423 (Print)
Source:ALIS Vol.58(2) [June 2011]

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