Services Offered by Indian Libraries During COVID-19

Sawant, Sarika Services Offered by Indian Libraries During COVID-19. Annals of Library and Information Studies (ALIS), 2021, vol. 68, n. 3. [Journal article (Unpaginated)]


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This is a study of the services provided by Indian libraries during the COVID-19 lockdown and the problems faced by the libraries in providing their services. Using a Google Forms questionnaire survey, responses were sought from librarians through library groups covering schools, colleges and universities, mailing list forums and WhatsApp/Telegram groups. The findings show that libraries strived to stay connected with the users and provided remote services. Many libraries developed library/digital guides and e-content and responded to online reference queries. Librarians frequently participated in webinars.

Item type: Journal article (Unpaginated)
Keywords: COVID-19; Pandemic; Libraries; Webinars
Subjects: B. Information use and sociology of information
B. Information use and sociology of information > BH. Information needs and information requirements analysis.
C. Users, literacy and reading.
C. Users, literacy and reading. > CA. Use studies.
D. Libraries as physical collections.
F. Management.
G. Industry, profession and education.
H. Information sources, supports, channels.
H. Information sources, supports, channels. > HZ. None of these, but in this section.
I. Information treatment for information services
Depositing user: Dr. Sarika Sawant
Date deposited: 02 Sep 2021 06:01
Last modified: 02 Sep 2021 06:01


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