Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

 

Date of this Version

Fall 10-11-2021

Abstract

The study is the first of its kind in ascertaining the role that National Library plays in promoting reading habits among its users. Reading is significant for mental stimulation, developing intellectual skills, memory improvement, stress reduction. In the modern era, an era driven by technology, the upcoming generations are outrunning the reading habit. Libraries strive on reading. Libraries become more answerable to knowledge society for their role in inculcating reading habits in this scenario. National Library is also expected to deliver in this direction. The role of various sections of libraries has been discussed based on usage statistics. The paper concludes with expectations on policy reforms to further add value to National Library services. The amendment to policies will lead to better display, capturing users’ attention, improvement in services, upkeep, and preservation of library resources. Along with this promotion of Indian languages, user-friendly practices and cooperation of networked agencies will get an uplift.

Share

COinS
 
 

To view the content in your browser, please download Adobe Reader or, alternately,
you may Download the file to your hard drive.

NOTE: The latest versions of Adobe Reader do not support viewing PDF files within Firefox on Mac OS and if you are using a modern (Intel) Mac, there is no official plugin for viewing PDF files within the browser window.