Assessing Burdwan University Library Resources and Services by Postgraduate Students: A Study
Keywords:Library Resources, Library Services, Users’ Satisfaction, Burdwan University, West Bengal, India
The survey highlights that students of university regularly visit libraries to borrow books. Most university libraries have sufficient infrastructure like layout, lighting, ventilation, and clean premises. They have an easily accessible location as well. In university libraries, there is mostly a collection of textbooks but inadequate journals/magazines for students. Moreover, open access to documents and electronic information resources is available only in a few departments. The study reveals that university libraries should improve services, like computers, documents, provision of internet browsing, reprography services, proper display of documents, reading tables, chairs, etc. The major problems identified were, the less number of computers in the library and the internet in libraries, short library hours, and lack of user orientation.
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