A survey of the resources of CFTRI library, Mysore

Sridhar, M. S. A survey of the resources of CFTRI library, Mysore. IASLIC Bulletin, 1974, vol. 19, n. 1, pp. 1-16. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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The report is based on the survey carried out during October 1971 to June 1972 about the availability of the resources in the CFTRI library. The Report highlights among others the necessity of undertaking the survey, its scope and limitations, the methodology adopted. It gives a brief history of the Parent Organisation – CFTRI and a general description of its library in terms of the holdings, services and activities. The core theme of the paper is to evaluate whether the available reading and informational materials in CFTRI library are adequate, current and useful to its readers. These three criteria have been applied separately and also collectively to all types of reading and informational materials adopting mainly opinion survey of readers, checklist method and also quantitative method. Besides presenting the results of the survey, a few suggestions have also been made based on the data so collected.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: library resources, collection evaluation, special libraries, information resources
Subjects: K. Housing technologies. > KA. Resources centers.
Depositing user: Dr. M S Sridhar
Date deposited: 29 Nov 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:09
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/10695


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