Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


Date of this Version

Winter 11-23-2021


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Public Library is serving as a community information center by providing information to the society, individual and agricultural communities to solve their existing problems. It is the democratic institution which plays a major role in social, economic and cultural development of the various communities by providing information, educational and entertainment facilities. Today, Public libraries are started to upgrade its collections from print form to digital form for reaching new generation. Department of Karnataka Public library initiated Karnataka Digital Public Library Services to fulfill the information needs of the people. Karnataka State has four Region, Mysore, Bangalore, Gulbarga and Belgaum. The Mysore Region comprises of eight districts of Mysuru, Mandya , Kodagu, Chamarajanagar, Hassan, Chikmagalur, Dakshina Kannada, and Udupi District. The study has been carried out in Mysore Region to know the use of Karnataka Digital Public Library (KDPL) by the Agriculturists. This paper highlights about the frequency of visit to the Karnataka Digital Public Library. The paper also ascertains the purpose of using KDPL by the agriculturists and it explains about the helpfulness of Karnataka Digital Public Library collection, Level of Satisfaction with Karnataka Digital Public Library Service, Problems faced while using the Karnataka Digital Public Library by agriculturists. The paper also gives various suggestions for more and effective utilization of Karnataka Digital Public Library in Mysore Region