Awareness and use of internet resources by visually -impaired students in maulana azad library at aligarh muslim university, Aligarh

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Rubina Anis
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The aim of this study is to investigate the awareness and usage of internet resources among U.G., P.G. and Ph. D. Visually Impaired students in Maulana Azad Library, A.M.U., Aligarh. Study was carried out the survey methods and Questionnaire tool were used to collect data. Analyses reveled that majority of the U.G,P.G. and Ph.D. Students are Computer literatures and are aware of online resources. The mostly used assistive technology is screen reader. It is found the students are depending on internet resources mainly for their academic purpose. Responses show that lack of proper training creating a big barrier in using internet. The Result of the study would helpful in getting good idea of the student’s awareness level of internet resources and assistive technologies. Mostly the Ph.D. Students are strongly agree with internet resources in the Maulana Azad Library. The outcome of the study help to maintain, to provide adequate services and training to visually impaired students to access information without any barriers as well as extended to all the facilities and all department of the university.

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