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Application of ICT in Academic Libraries: A Study on Opinion and Problems by LIS Professionals

International Journal of Information Studies and Libraries

Volume 1 Issue 1

Published: 2016
Author(s) Name: S. Dhanavandan, L. Asokan | Author(s) Affiliation:
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This study discusses about the opinion and problems by application of ICT in academic libraries among the library professionals in engineering colleges in Tamil Nadu. The relevant data were collected from the library professionals of the self financing engineering institutions situated in Kanchipuram and Thiruvallur district of Tamil Nadu. Out of 625 questionnaires distributed, 504 were responded. The response rate is 80.64%. It was found that for the most of the respondents, Lack of interest on the part of users and No support from administration in training library professionals are the major problems. The least preference was given for Fear of ICT applications.

Keywords: Information and Communication Technology, Use of ICT, Problems as Applying ICT

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