The Adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the University Libraries of Bangladesh: An Exploratory Study

Siddike, Abul Kalam and Munshi, Nasiruddin and Sayeed, Abu The Adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the University Libraries of Bangladesh: An Exploratory Study., 2011 . In International Seminar “Vision 2021: the role of libraries for building digital Bangladesh” on 04 February 2011, organized by Library Association of Bangladesh, University of Dhaka, Dhaka, 04. 02. 2011. [Conference paper]


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This study aims to explore the extent of adoption of information and communication technology (ICT) in the university libraries of Bangladesh. The study discusses the present conditions of using ICT by the public and private university libraries in Bangladesh. The study also finds out the systems and services provided by the university libraries. The paper is a basic work so far such study has not been carried out by anyone in Bangladesh and it investigates the original views of the library and information professionals of the country regarding the adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the university libraries of Bangladesh. . Data have been collected by Postal and electronic survey. Finally it finds the problems faced by the professionals and made some specific recommendations for the solutions.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Bangladesh, University libraries, Information and communication technology (ICT)
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology
Depositing user: Md. Abul Kalam Siddike
Date deposited: 19 Jun 2011
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:19


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