Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

April 2008


This paper investigates books borrowed by final-year students of computer science and engineering at Velagapudi Ramakrishan Siddhartha Engineering College Library during 2004–05. The analysis shows the number of books used, authorship patterns, age of collection, country-wide distribution of books used, type of publisher, ranked list of publishers, and ranked list of most frequently-used titles. Conclusions are derived from each point of analysis.