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Title: Mapping the Contribution of ETDs to Shodhganaga by the North East Universities in LIS Research
Authors: Purkayastha, Nilanjana
Sinha, Manoj Kumar
Keywords: Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETD)
Institutional Repositories
North East Universities
Research Scholars
Issue Date: 17-Nov-2023
Publisher: INFLIBNET Centre, Gandhinagar
Abstract: Nowadays, ETDs stands for Electronic Thesis and Dissertation are widely used by the faculty and scholars’ community. With the invention of open access, sharing and accessing information has become more frequent in digital environment. Every year institutions are generating lot of research report in various field of study across the world, but the access to those research report is limited. To solve this problem the concept of ETDs came into light, with the help of Open Access initiative nowadays, all the intuitions are supporting free access and dissemination of research output to end users. ETDs facilitates the scholars with new ideas of research and innovation. This study analyses the contribution of ETDs on Shodhganga made by the North East (NE) Sate and Central Universities. The study thoroughly examines the Shodhganga website to get clear picture of the status of ETDs in India. The study also focused on finding out the growth LIS-ETDs in North East State and Central Universities. The findings of the study revealed that total 16455 number of ETDs were contributed by the selected universities of NE as of 1 August 2023. It is important for University Authorities and Librarian to understand the potential of ETDs in growth and development of innovative ideas in research and to achieve academic success. The study also found out that the contribution of ETDs in the field of Library and Information Science (LIS) by the NE universities are very low. Furthermore, the study also depicts that research scholars of NE are very much aware of ETDs on Shodhganga and frequently use the ETDs available on Shodhganga for their research work. They are highly satisfied with the use of Shodhganga, however, a good number of research scholars mentioned insufficient terminal is a problem, they face while accessing Shodhganga.
Description: 26th International Symposium, ETD 2023, Gandhinagar, Gujarat, 26-28 October, 2023
ISBN: 9789381232125
Appears in Collections:26th International Symposium ETD 2023

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