Acquisition and Procurement of Library Printed Materials in Mysore Region Engineering College Libraries: A Study

Abstract

Author(s): K.N. Shivakumaraswmay, Khaiser Nikam

The study aims to examine and investigate the acquisition and procurement of library printed materials in Mysore region engineering college libraries. A well design questionnaire is used to collect the data. The analysis is based on the primary data collected from the librarians of 47 engineering colleges of Mysore region, All the 47 Mysore region engineering college libraries together have a total of 1,72,530 books distribution during the five year period. Considering all the six department, the highest number of books distribution are in the department of ‘Electronics and Communication Engineering’, scoring 31, 256 (18.11%) during the period 2009-13. All the 47 Mysore region engineering college libraries together have spent a total of Rs.5,53,13,095/- on printed journals during the five year period 2009-2013. All the 47 Mysore region engineering college libraries together have a total of 12,597 growth of printed journals during the five year period 2009-2013. . All the 47 Mysore region engineering college libraries together have a total of 2,547 rate of growth of theses during the five year period 2009-2013.

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