COLLECTION MANAGEMENT OF ELECTRONIC RESOURCES IN NIT CALICUT LIBRARY:AN ANALYTICAL STUDY
Keywords:Collection Management, Electronic Resources, NITC Library
The purpose of the study is to know the collection management of e-resources in NITC library. Data for this study was collected through distributing questionnaire to the research scholars and faculties of the institution who forms the sample and interview method was conducted with librarian of NITC library. The interview schedule contains details about collection management of e-resources and the questionnaires contain questions which show users attitudes towards e-resources provided by the library. The answers from the questionnaire and interview were analyzed and findings were made. The main result of the study reveals that librarian while managing e-resources faces fewer challenges like maintenance issue and does not face major challenges like budget issue or license issue which shows the proper management of e-resources. Majority of research scholars and faculties of the institution doesn’t say anything about problems or barriers while using e-resources, this shows the level of user satisfaction of e-resources provided by the library.