Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
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The present study attempts to identify the present scenario of institutional repositories in the college libraries of Assam. For the purpose of collecting the primary data, a structured questionnaire was prepared for the respondents. The questionnaires were distributed to the targeted populations by personally or by e-mail and the same were received by personally or e-mail. The results of the study have showed that fifty-four colleges out of one hundred twenty-six surveyed college libraries have developed functional institutional repositories while twenty-three college libraries have started the process and forty-nine colleges don’t have an institutional repositories. The successful implementation of institutional repositories depends on several factors. In the present study, it is found that lack of technical support and lack of high-speed internet facilities are the main barriers to implement institutional repositories in the college libraries of Assam.