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Digital Collection and Development Initiatives in Engineering College Libraries: An Analytical Survey
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Digital Collection and Development Initiatives in Engineering College Libraries: An Analytical Survey
Kumar, K.;
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 Abstract
The purpose of this paper is to study the initiatives on digital collection and development in engineering college libraries in the Rayalaseema Region of Andhra Pradesh. Eighty-one engineering college libraries in Rayalaseema Region have been surveyed to assess the initiatives taken on digital collection and development. This paper highlights opinions of librarians on most preferred digital materials and various digital resources acquainted with their library. The digital library initiatives cover a variety of activities starting from the digital collection building, digitization, digital collection, maintenance, and digital preservation. It is found that 34.57% of libraries are in the process of building digital collections, which is an encouraging trend among Engineering Educational Institutions in Rayalaseema Region.
 Keywords
Digital Collection;Engineering Institutions;Digital Resources;
 Language
English
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