India's University Libraries: Financial Issues and Funds Raising Strategies
Library Herald Year : 2004, Volume : 42, Issue : 1 First page : ( 39) Last page : ( 46) Print ISSN : 0024-2292. Online ISSN : 0976-2469. India's University Libraries: Financial Issues and Funds Raising Strategies
Bhatt R K1, Senior Lecturer, Singh K P1, Lecturer 1Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi.
Abstract At present, the university libraries in India are passing through a very crucial phase. They are in the process of change and transformation. Over the last two decades they have witnessed a number of significant changes affecting their structure and services to a great extent. Presently, academic libraries in India are facing number of problems like space manpower standardization, professional development of the staff, challenge of information and communication technology, and above all, the most serious one being the huge financial crisis. Present paper discusses the possible ways to generate financial resources by the academic libraries and possible solutions to over come the problem of finance.