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Awareness and Utility of Thesaurus among the Users of Two Universities of Rajasthan: A Critical Survey

Shesh Mishra


The purpose of this paper is to investigate and determine the awareness and utility of thesaurus among the faculty members (FM), research scholars (RS) and post graduate students (PG) of two universities of Rajasthan. In this study author has tried to find out the awareness level of users. This study reveals that awareness level of thesaurus tool among the users is very less. This study presents a platform for implementing information literacy program or library orientation in the institutions and for further suggesting ways to aware the tertiary information sources in the library. The study has been carried out once with FM, RS and PG students of BV and UR, so the findings can only be regarded as interim.

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