A study of collection development process in higher Educational Institute in Pune city

  • Viraj Jadhav
Keywords: Collection Development, Libraries of Higher Educational Institution, Library policies, Catalogue system, Information sources


Libraries are having an important place in all types of educational institutes. Many academicians and scholars wants to obtain information and knowledge and therefore, it is accepted by all librarians to develop proper collection with up to date books, periodicals, journals and deep knowledge of the concerned subjects equipped with latest technology which is the backbone of teaching and learning. This study focused on the collection development process of selected libraries of higher educational institutions. This study highlights the methods of acquiring books, various information  sources available in the libraries management techniques applied to evaluate the utility of collection and annual budget for collection development. This study also throws a light on the catalogue system and policies adopted by the libraries.

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