Revitalization of College Libraries with Computer Assistance

Raman Nair, R. . Revitalization of College Libraries with Computer Assistance., 1995 In: Academic Library Automation. Ess Ess Publications, pp. 78-96. [Book chapter]


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Availability and utilization in teaching learning process; of up-to-date information on topics dealt in colleges is essential to maintain the quality and relevance of college education. The study observes that presently the college libraries in India are not organized in a way in which they can provide information services of required quality. The collections are not properly classified and catalogued. Reference collections lack required source materials. Qualified and competent staff is not available. Improving the situation is costly and time consuming. The paper examines how library automation process can improve library management, collection development, adding reference sources in electronic media in a cost effective way and introduce new and innovative services. Points out that the effects of computerizing college library will give immediate results in the way in which library delivers information, in modes of preparation of lectures by teachers and in the methods of learning by students.

Item type: Book chapter
Keywords: academic, college library, automation, revitalization, India, Kerala
Subjects: D. Libraries as physical collections. > DD. Academic libraries.
L. Information technology and library technology
I. Information treatment for information services
J. Technical services in libraries, archives, museum.
F. Management.
Depositing user: R. Raman Nair
Date deposited: 22 Dec 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:05


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