E-JASL: The Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship


Date of this Version

Spring 2007

Document Type



Electronic Journal of Academic and Special Librarianship (Spring 2007) 8(1). Also available at http://southernlibrarianship.icaap.org/content/v08n01/kanamadi_s01.htm.


Copyright 2007, the authors. Used by permission.



Management libraries are facing a piquant situation and unforeseen challenges in this age of information technology. They are reeling under pressure to fulfill their obligation of meeting the diverse information needs of clientele. IT has brought in sweeping changes in the traditional way libraries are functioning. Libraries need to evaluate, measure the impact of information technology on them. This will equip them with the knowledge of turning this information Technology into a boon for improving their services. This paper is one such attempt with reference to management libraries affiliated to University of Mumbai, Mumbai City, India.