Acquisition of Indian Journals in Engineering Colleges: Problems and Solutions

Abstract

Author(s): L. Ushadevi, C.P. Ramasesh

Paper deals with various problems faced by the librarians while acquiring Indian journals in engineering colleges in the state of Karnataka. Highlighting the responses of the librarians, problems and solutions are tabulated and interpreted in the study. Aspects covered are the budgetary constraints, endorsing recommendations, mode of acquisition, behind schedule publications, non-receipt and late receipt of journals, refund of subscription, constraints in postal delivery and subscription to online version of journals. Paper also covers difficulties in answering audit observations.

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