Non-users and non-use of libraries

Sridhar, M. S. Non-users and non-use of libraries. Library Science With a Slant to Documentation and Information Studies, 1994, vol. 31, n. 3, pp. 115-128. [Journal article (Paginated)]


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Giving analogy of business approach to market penetration describes the negligence of libraries about non-users and less fortunate users, explains how use of a library is a minority event, explores the relations of use and usefulness of a library, defines non-user, enumerates types of non-users and conceptual framework for use and non-use of information, discusses the possible reasons for not using libraries and what can be done about non-use as well as apprehensions of experts about lack of market penetration by libraries, lastly presents a case study of non-use and non-users of ISRO Satellite Centre (ISAC) library as an extension of earlier use and user studies.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: user studies, user research, use studies
Subjects: C. Users, literacy and reading. > CB. User studies.
Depositing user: Dr. M S Sridhar
Date deposited: 26 Apr 2007
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:07


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