Resource Sharing in the University Libraries of Karnataka State: A StudyAuthor : N. Chaithra and K. Adhinarayanan
Volume 8 No.2 July-September 2018 pp 108-112
This paper examines the current state of resource sharing in the University Libraries of Karnataka State. The research design adopted was survey research design by using questionnaires and interview methods. The self-developed questionnaires were distributed among the 55 university libraries, out of which received responses were 54. The responses were analyzed using statistical software. Resource sharing is very important in today’s society with constraints of space, manpower, and finance. With the advancement of Information Technology, there has been a very much impact on libraries and information centers that have further shown the way to modernizing them in different ways. This includes some of the important issues and challenges regarding resource sharing and ILL among Government and Private University libraries within the state of Karnataka.The paper presents the different steps followed by the researcher throughout the study, the need for the study, the method adopted, objectives, sample, research design, procedure, research tools used, statistical techniques adopted for data analysis, findings, suggestions and concludes with a summary.
Resource Sharing, ILL, Information & Communication Technology, University Libraries, Karnataka
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