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Managing Academic Branch Libraries: Challenges before Library Professionals

Library Herald

Year: 2001, Volume: 39, Issue: 4

First page: (244) last page: (248)

Print ISSN: 0024-2292


Managing Academic Branch Libraries: Challenges before Library Professionals.


NEENA SINGH*

* Assistant Librarian, Hill Campus of GB Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Ranichauri, Tehri Garhwal ( Uttaranchal)


Abstract

Branch Libraries play an important role in supporting the research and teaching needs of the campuses. The librarians working in these institutions have great deal of responsibilities and they are confronted with different sets of problems. The collection is small, staffing is less, and resources are fewer. The Librarians often feel forgotten about from the parent institution. On the other hand librarians job is multitasking and can gain a great deal of experience in many a library works.

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