Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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Purpose- This paper aims to analyse the content of libraries’ websites of colleges affiliated to University of Delhi in India.

Design/methodology/approach-In the present study, observation method was used to analyse the content which was uploaded on the websites of selected ten colleges of University of Delhi. The data and content uploaded on the websites was collected and analysed with the help of checklist specifically designed for this purpose.

Findings- Most of the college libraries uploaded information about its collection on the website. It was found that few college libraries have been using web 2.0 tools. It has been noticed that these tools have not been used extensively for promoting the use of library collection and services. Majority of the college libraries provided few useful links on its’ websites. For the optimum use of library resources and services the libraries need to be more informative, well-structured attractive and user friendly.

Practical Implication- College library website is very useful for all types of users especially for differently abled belonging to economically weaker section. It is also important that their libraries should upload information about special collections such as book bank material, braille materials, reference resources, CD/DVDs, maps, charts etc. on its' website.

Originality/value –World Wide Web has been changing the mode of information dissemination in college libraries. It is also important that their libraries play an important role to develop the knowledge and personality of academic community.