Library In Library

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Growth developments are two different terms. The terms growth means quantitative change, where as development includes quantitative as well as qualitative changes. Education is the backbone of development. The continuous process of education is based on students, parents, teachers, various media and more importantly books. There is need of books on very large numbers of subjects and equally large number of specialization. The continuous research in all areas gives rise to birth of many books. The students, teacher, researchers and many others are in need of information related to specific issue in short duration of time. Therefore, it leads to collect, preserve, manage, update and disseminate the information through libraries. A library contributes…show more content…
The college library situation is also discussed, as the present study is based on Management College libraries affiliated to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad. So far many academicians and researchers have pointed out various problems and challenges in library administration leading of automation. For the sake of automation library management software plays the important role at the back end. A large number of library software are also available in the market. The chapter includes exploratory discussion on evaluation of this…show more content…
The next section deals with concept and definition of library. 3.3.1 Library: The latin word liber means book whereas in french word Librairie means bookseller or to copy. The word library is derived from the latin word liber. The meaning of word 'Library' given in the Random House Dictionary of the English Language (1987), as "A place set apart to contain books, periodicals, and other material for reading, viewing, listening, study or reference, as a room, set of rooms or building where books may be read or borrowed." According to Ranganathan (1989) father of library science described "A library is a public institution or establishment charged with care and collection of books and the duty of making them accessible to those who require using them. The word 'library' can be referred as collection of books. Clean, attractive, beautiful, knowledge centre is also referred to as library. With the change in time library became cultural centers. In the 21st century, it is treated as an information centre. 3.2.2 College

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