Mindfulness of Library Automation among the Information Professionals in Academic Libraries in Karnataka

Abstract

Author(s): Shanmukhappa K., Satheesha H, Swamy D

The university libraries of Karnataka are using open source library software, and the Bangalore University is the Higher education institution and state university in the Karnataka, University Library has Implemented library automation through Open Source Software (KOHA). The study finds that the Bangalore university library is providing circulation and Online Public Access Catalogue services in their best. University library is giving best services in overall usefulness. Overall, the university library needs to implement all modules of housekeeping activities to provide the best automation services to their users. The learning mentions that parental organizations must give importance to the improvement of library automation and digital library enlargement through open-source software-based library automation systems.

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