Use of various mailing lists by library professionals in India: A study

Subhash Khode
Aims to examine the use of various mailing lists by the library professionals of India. An on-line questionnaire was prepared to collect data from the users of mailing lists. The responses were received from 122 users. The study investigated various mailing lists being used by library professionals, mostly used mailing lists, purpose of using mailing lists, and frequency of use of mailing lists. The study also examines users' opinion about helpfulness of support and importance of mailing lists to the library community. The benefits of mailing lists and suggestions for the improvement of the mailing are also given.