Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Winter 1-2-2020


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The aim of the study was to know the usage of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the degree college libraries of Assam. For solving the research objectives, questionnaire, interview and observation method have been used to collect the primary data from the respondents. The findings of the study have shown that among the 126 college libraries surveyed, 55 libraries are fully automated and 67 are partially automated while 51 libraries have developed institutional repositories. The study also tried to identify the problems associated with the implementation of ICT. Lack of IT skilled manpower to perform ICT related activities in the libraries were among the primary problem faced by the college libraries. The study recommended that the college libraries of Assam should develop ICT infrastructure extensively to make optimal use of the library resources, both conventional and digital.



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