Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Conservation and Preservation of Manuscripts in the Nazrul Academy Town Library: A Study and Proposal for their Modernization
Presently information technology age, most of user’s are dependent on digital information, but we have to go to library for very rear and ancient information. Manuscripts are the major source of information to know about the historical facts, cultural heritage and bygone traditions of the previously. Libraries are the only safe place were preserved manuscripts, old records like hand written, poems, documents, letters etc. The manuscripts collection and preservation are influence to the human community, researcher can measure the usefulness of worth collection, who they are able to access them. The present study represents to conserve and preserve the available of manuscripts and rear documents of Kazi Nazrul Islam adopted at Nazrul Academy Town Library, West Bengal, India. The paper also highlights the present status and management of collection, services, staff strength, budget and policy of Nazrul Academy Town Library and find out the gap of awareness about the collection, which are facing many problems at the present time.