Adoption of Open Source Integrated Library System: User’s Perception among the Selected Libraries in India

Gireesh Kumar, T K Adoption of Open Source Integrated Library System: User’s Perception among the Selected Libraries in India., 2016 . In International Conference of University Librarians’ Association of Sri Lanka– 2016 (ICULA 2016) : Libraries as Partners of Knowledge Sustainability, Jaffna (Sri Lanka), 09-10March 2016. [Conference paper]

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Open Source Integrated Library Systems (OSILS) are gaining widespread adoption in Indian libraries during the last two decades. The study intended to assess the development and rate of adoption of OSILS and identify the major factors that influenced the adoption of OSILS in Indian libraries. The study also measures the activities performed by the OSILS users to sustain it and propose possible solutions to the problems if any they faced which contributed to the popularity of OSILS in Indian libraries. A survey with structured questionnaire was used to collect primary data from users of OSILS across the country through Google doc. Study was limited to libraries in India using OSILS. It was found that, in spite of a drastic enhancement in the rate of adoption of OSILS in Indian libraries, lack of technical support and shortage of skilled manpower to execute installation, maintenance and customization stands as hindrance to its extensive use.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Open Source, Integrated Library System, OSILS, ILS, Library Automation, India, Software
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LJ. Software.
L. Information technology and library technology > LQ. Library automation systems.
Depositing user: Mr. GIREESH KUMAR TK
Date deposited: 22 Mar 2016 09:01
Last modified: 22 Mar 2016 09:01
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10760/29122

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