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Exploring the Usage of Various Library Software in Engineering College Libraries of Punjab

Mahipal Dutt, P C Sehgal


In the domain of library and information science, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) plays an important role. Automation is a crucial factor in the provision of library services and resources. This article outlines the importance of library automation and seeks the use of various library software and the popularity of in-house developed library automation software in engineering college libraries within Punjab state. The study further analyses various modules being employed in these libraries and finds that most of the libraries use in-house ILMSs. Three to four modules are fully used in more than half of the libraries, and 1 to 2 modules are used either partially or not at all in the majority of libraries.

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