Collection Development in the Internet Age and the Need for a Consortium in the Engineering College Libraries in West Bengal:A Study


  • National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, W. B., 713209, India
  • Sambalpur University, UGC-SAP-DRS PG Dept. (Autonomous) of Libraryand Information Science, Orissa, 768019, India


Provides an insight into the different dimensions of collection development with specific reference to Engineering College (EC) Libraries. Analyses data on library collections received from 17 major EC Libraries of West Bengal. Enumerates the activities of seven major library consortiums of the world engaged in sharing resources among EC Libraries.


Library Acquisition, Collection Development, EC Library Resources, Library Consortiums, Engineering Library Networks.

Subject Discipline

Digital Libraries

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