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Author Biswas, Bidhan Chandra ♦ Dasgupta, Swapan K.
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 Resource sharing ♦ Consortia ♦ Library consortium ♦ Library co-operation
Abstract Discusses briefly the concept and significance of resource sharing in Indian context with a view to justify on the basis of tremendous growth as well as diversity of explicit knowledge, increased users’ demands, diminished budgets, galloping prices for subscribing periodicals and purchasing books, etc. Papers suggest that resource sharing is inevitable among libraries and mentions the concepts, the areas and modalities for cooperation through library consortia in the networked information environment. This paper also covers growth as well as points out merits and demerits of library consortia and the future prospect of consortia in Indian scenario.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article