Digital Resource Sharing and Networking of Management College Libraries

  • Dr. Prakash I. N. Alliance University
  • Dr. Anjaneya Reddy N. M. Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research
Keywords: Information resources, Resource sharing, Library networking, Management College Libraries, Bengaluru city


The purpose of the paper is to understand availability of digital resources, presence of various library networks and their resource sharing activities in management academia. It focusses on Management College libraries in Bengaluru city and covers digital resources and existing networks. The paper highlights the various library networks established for resource sharing activities, the reasons for joining such networks, and problems encountered while accessing resources during in its participation. Survey method has been employed to conduct this study and stapled data related to digital resource sharing and networking in the libraries of management colleges. Total 128 questionnaires were distributed, of which 100 responded with a response rate of 78.13 percent.


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Author Biographies

Dr. Prakash I. N., Alliance University

Librarian, Alliance University, Bengaluru - 562 106, India.

Dr. Anjaneya Reddy N. M., Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research

Assistant Librarian, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai - 400 065, India.


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