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Author Ghosh, Maitrayee ♦ Jambhekar, Ashok
Source Inflibnet's Institutional Repository
Content type Text
Publisher INFLIBNET Centre
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Library & information sciences
Subject Keyword Library consortia ♦ Information sharing ♦ Library Networks ♦ Library services Collaboration and Partnership
Abstract This article explores the possibilities of establishing Management and Engineering library consortia of two western Indian states - Gujarat and Maharashtra. It gives an overview of the current status of management and Engineering libraries of the region and examines the possibilities of building up information sharing system, which is of great importance and central to the formation of any consortia. Proposals are made here for a model of library consortia of the 21st century in two western states of India. It focuses on the joint purchase of the resources by IIT Mumbai, IIM Ahmedabad and other engineering and management institute libraries of the region. The theoretical and practical advantages and disadvantages of this form of collaborative approach between management and engineering libraries are described.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article