JLIS abstracts


MANNAN (SM). Status of Library Networking and Resource Sharing in Bangladesh : An Empirical Study. 22,1-2;1997;107-126

Examines the needs and importance of networking and resource sharing including its existing status and problems from the context of Bangladesh . An empirical survey over 25 libraries and 100 users from different categories were made to identify the collection status of books, periodicals, and other non-traditional items required for networking and resource sharing. Evaluates the availability of human resources, computer hardware and software, tele and electronic communication, and reprographic facilities in order to highlight the present scenario of these information.