ERIC Number: EJ697438
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Mar
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Automation of University Libraries in Kerala: Status, Problems and Prospects
Suku, J.; Pillai, Mini G.
Journal of Academic Librarianship, v31 n2 p151-159 Mar 2005
This paper discusses the present scenario of automation activities of university libraries in Kerala. The survey findings mainly cover various aspects of library automation such as information technology infrastructure, in-house activities, information services and their usage, manpower development, and budget. The paper briefly describes the role of INFLIBNET Centre in accelerating the automation activities of university libraries, especially in the context of the recently introduced UGC-Infonet programme. The problems encountered in this process are identified and possible suggestions are stated.
Descriptors: Labor Force Development, Research Libraries, Library Automation, Library Services, Information Technology, Budgets, Foreign Countries
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Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: India