Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Summer 8-2023


Paper is based on the Data collected through Questionnaire for PhD Research Work


Purpose –The present study aims to analyse the collection development/ access management of e-resources among the three Central Universities in Delhi. The study also analyses the allocation of budget to accessing as well as selection criteria for print and electronic resources.

Design/Methodology/Approach – The study is based on the research being done for the PhD work and required data is collected through the questionnaire, interview and observation among the three central universities viz. Jamia Millia Islamia, Jawaharlal Nehru University and University of Delhi in Delhi.

Findings – The electronic documents are the dominant forms of present-day library procurement in India, with the print struggling to retain its readership. The study revealed the prospects and problems faced by the Libraries in view of access management of e-resources. It was found that inadequate funds and negotiation with publishers are the two most important problems libraries are facing while accessing the electronic resources.

Originality/value – The study is original undertaken on three Central Universities in Delhi, India based on the PhD research work done by the scholar. The data and content is extracted from the PhD Thesis work submitted.