E-resource management in select libraries of R&D institutions in Kolkata: a survey

Dhiman Mondal, Arabinda Maity


This study examines the select libraries of R& D institutions in Kolkata to reveal the practices of organization, management and promotion of e-resources. While the advantages of the electronic information services are great, there are some significant technological issues and strategies that must be addressed for effective information service to the users. In the present electronic era, the LIS professionals have to play significant roles to successfully manage the competitive virtual environment. The study highlights the management, repository, authentication, access, networking and promotional methods of e-resources. Suggestions for effective access of e-resources and different promotional activities to create awareness among users have been made for increasing usage of e-resources.

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