Utilization of Electronic Resources by the Faculty Members of Select Private Universities of NCR Region during the Covid 19 Pandemic: A Trend Analysis

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Dr. M. P. Singh, Mr. Badri Vishal Shukla


An impact of the "COVID-19" pandemic in India has disrupting the educational sector. The assessment of the study of online learning in higher education during the pandemic and what is awareness, perspective, and use of e-resources of the faculties member in research, teaching, and learning in the private state universities National Capital Region (NCR). It is the e-resources availed by the faculties in the libraries of the six universities specifically provided amid the pandemic “COVID-19” unfavorable situation in the year 2020-2021. The empirical data of 149 respective faculties was collected through an online survey from six reputed universities in the Delhi NCR region. The university administration and faculty members have immediately focused on online learning remotely instead of face-to-face classes, but online teaching could not complete without the library electronic resources. Therefore, this study highlights determine the academic libraries playing a significant role in providing support to faculty members in the midst of COVID-19 through ICT technology to support research, online teaching, and e-learning. Learning from the library of private universities will help develop such a more collaborative and emerging teaching/learning experience. The recommendation & results of this study are about electronic resources being effectively beneficial to all the six private universities in the Delhi NCR. We have to build strategies to be aware of the needs of the faculty members, the problems they are facing during this lockdown period, and the value of electronic resources that had been prioritized for teaching/learning and research evaluation are also discussed

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