Application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in Indian Management Libraries


Author(s): Manpreet Kaur

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the managementlibraries located in the National Capital Region (NCR) of Delhi, India. The study alsoattempts to examine what type of electronic resources and web based information services are offered to users of Management Institutes’ libraries. The study found that all libraries covered under study were fully automated and Libsys is the most popular automation software used by majority of the libraries. Further it was found that all the libraries had intranet and WiFi based internet connectivity. Availability of some key online databases are exclusively confined to only a selected few management libraries. The study revealed that majority of management libraries needs to upgrade their e-resource collection particularly with regard to various specializations of the field.

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