Electronic resources are vital, but extremely expensive and medical librarians are genuinely concerned about their effective use. It is a widely held view that low awareness and poor skills are among the primary reasons for their under‐utilization. A questionnaire‐based survey of health professionals affiliated with three teaching faculties of Kuwait University was conducted to find out the nature and extent of use and the reasons of low use of these resources. Responses were received from 70.9 percent of the faculty members. They reported that time constraints, lack of awareness, and low skill levels were among the primary constraints they experienced. A large number of them proposed a variety of measures of formal orientation and training to become more effective users.
ur Rehman, S. and Ramzy, V. (2004), "Awareness and use of electronic information resources at the health sciences center of Kuwait University", Library Review, Vol. 53 No. 3, pp. 150-156. https://doi.org/10.1108/00242530410526556Download as .RIS
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