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Automation of Public Libraries in the State of Telangana: A Proposal

B. Samatha


Public libraries are institutions which   support democracy and development in the society by offering free access to information. Public library is the local gateway to knowledge, providing basic conditions for lifelong learning, independent decision making and cultural development of the individual and social groups. The expectations of the users of any library are quite high and the libraries are in a position to face the new challenges posed by the advent of Information Technology and at the same time to satisfy the complex requirements of the users. The new state of Telangana was formed in June 2014. The article focuses upon a systematic process and steps to do automation of public libraries in the state of Telangana.

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