Status of ICT Application/Library Automation in Selected Government Libraries in Delhi: A Study


  • Research Scholar, Department of Library & Information Science, University of Delhi, Delhi
  • Professor, Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi, Delhi – 110007



Government Libraries; ICT Applications, India, Library Automation


The application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in libraries and the automation/computerisation of libraries play a vital role in providing timely and effective information services to users. This paper examines the status of libraries attached to select ministries of the Government of India. This study examines the status of automation, availability of e-resources and use of IT in the select libraries.


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How to Cite

Sanjay, K., & Singh, K. P. (2024). Status of ICT Application/Library Automation in Selected Government Libraries in Delhi: A Study. Journal of Information and Knowledge, 61(2), 91–97.