Library Anxiety of Teacher Trainees

Savita Sharma*, Poonam Attri**
* Assistant Professor, Gaur Brahman College of Education, Rohtak, Haryana, India.
** Librarian, Gaur Brahman College of Education, Rohtak, Haryana, India.
Periodicity:November - January'2018


This study investigates the library anxiety in Teacher Trainees and found it to be a prevalent phenomenon in students. The five dimensions of library anxiety, namely, barriers with staff, affective barriers, comfort with the library, knowledge of the library, and mechanical barriers have been identified. The sample of the study constituted 58 teacher trainees of B.Ed. college of Rohtak District in Haryana. The sample was selected by stratified random sampling techniques. The data collected was analyzed by using the statistical techniques of t-test and percentage. The result of study shows that 28% of Teacher Trainees had low library anxiety, 57% of teacher trainees had average library anxiety, and 15.4% of teacher trainees had high library anxiety. It was further found that library anxiety was more in teacher trainees from rural background than teacher trainees from urban background


Library, Anxiety, Teacher Trainees, Affective Barriers, Mechanical Barriers

How to Cite this Article?

Sharma, S., and Attri, P. (2018). Library Anxiety of Teacher Trainees. i-manager’s Journal on Educational Psychology, 11(3), 21-24.


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