Utilization of Library and Information Resources and Services: A Case Study of District Central Library, Ramanathapuram

  • V Murugapandi Ph.D., Research Scholar, Department of Library and Information Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
  • A Baladhandayutham Assistant Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai
Keywords: Public Library, District Central Library, Information Services, Information resources, Library sources

Abstract

In the modern age library has become part and parcel of the cultural life of man. Every village, town, city and educational institution has/ strives to have a library. Library caters to the varying needs of the people, belonging to different classes and creeds, in each and every nook and corner of the world. This paper discusses the Utilization of Library sources and Services of District Central Library in Ramanathapuram, Tamilnadu. In this study, 21.2% of students use the District Central Library in Ramanathapuram, more than one third of the respondents spend an hour in the District Central Library, more than one fourth of the respondents’ opinion on library as a community service centre is very important, 38.8% of the respondents agree with Librarians conduct the extension activities on a regular basis, and 47% of the respondents are satisfied with overall satisfaction of the visit the library.

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2016-04-26
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