Challenges of Academic Library Management in Developing Countries
‘ Challenges of Academic Library Management in Developing Countries ’ – S. Thanuskodi
ISBN : 9781466640702
Publisher : Information Science Reference
Call No. : Z 675.T43 2013 f
Academic libraries accommodate to the various needs of students, researchers, scholars, academicians, and others individually and professionally participated in higher education. As a result of advancements in information and communication technologies (ICT), the vision and mission of academic libraries are changing in developing countries.
This book delivers the up-to-date theoretical frameworks and empirical research in academic libraries, inspecting concerns such as illiteracy, financial arrangements, software development, technical training, and so on. In particular, this book will be of use to professionals and researchers in the field of library and information science who are looking for new strategies and finest preparations in the management of effective academic libraries.
For academic librarians, this book discovers the function of academic libraries in the digital age, the role of universal access to print and electronic resources, and the challenges facing academic libraries in developing countries.
While geared toward and based in developing countries, the lessons learned can be of use in other nations as well, such as internet policy issues, security measures, and social networking opportunities, access to and use of e-resources, and open-access initiatives. Best suited for individuals interested in working in developing nations and lower socioeconomic areas, these books will offer experience-based direction for best serving and handling libraries for such areas, as well as for any library that might be facing budgetary cuts or a growing service to the academic community in such areas.
Book reviewed by: En. Mohd Ariffin Abdul Aziz, Librarian