"COMPARISON OF E-RESOURCES COLLECTION IN STATE UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES: SPECIAL REFERENCES OF GUJARAT STATE"

Authors

Dr. Saiyed Faheem Ali (Associate Professor) & Alka Jaidatt Gajre
Madhav University, Pindwara (Sirohi), Rajasthan.

Abstract

The paper focuses on the various aspects of Comparison Of E-Resources Collection In Gujarat State University Libraries. India has a large higher education system. The growth rate of educational institutions in India was very slow before independence in 1947. Education aims to impart knowledge and makes good citizens. Libraries are the repositories of knowledge and form an integral part of education. Libraries have a long history, starting with the chained and closed-access libraries of earlier times to the present-day hybrid, digital, and virtual libraries that use the latest technology for provision of information through various services. Traditionally the library as a storehouse of books and other reading materials and learning resources and the librarian as a custodian of these resources has been a significant skill of any educational institutions. Data is required regarding respondents ‘information of non-printing resources. This data is collected using questionnaire. Scope of this study is University Libraries and it is limited to such universities which are running its courses. The proposed universities are not part of this study. At present Gujarat state have 68 universities as per the record of UGC website. Out of 68 universities researcher tack 8 educational universities for this study.