Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
A Study on Information Communication Technology among Engineering College Libraries in Coimbatore, Tamil NaduAuthor : C.S Chandra Mohan Kumar and J.Dominic
Volume 1 No.2 July-December 2011 pp 45-51
The purpose of this paper is to examine the use of Information Communication Technology (ICT) in 32 Engineering College Libraries in Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu by investigating the ICT infrastructure, current status of library automation, barriers to implementation of library automation and also librarians’ attitudes towards the use of ICT and the availability of computers in libraries. Data-gathering tools used included questionnaire, observation and informal interview with selected college librarians. It is observed that 31.2% of libraries use only one computer for OPAC and 31.2% of libraries have less than 5 computers for internet access. 37.5% of libraries have 5-10 computer to access e-resources, 31.2% libraries have membership in INFONET.
Digital Library, ICT Applications, Library Collection