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A Fresh Look at Agriculture Library Services: a Need for Change


  • G.B Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Hill Campus, Tehri Garhwal 249199, Uttranchal, India


Discusses the state of agriculture libraries in India and evaluates parameters such as, need for Agriculture Library Association, automation and networking, Agriculture Documentation Centre, professional development of library staff, Professional status etc. and suggests measures for improvement of library services.


Agriculture Libraries, Agriculture Library Services

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