Information Use Pattern by Sericulture Scientists:A Case Study of Karnataka State Sericulture Research and Development Institute Library, Bangalore


  • Kuvempu University, Department of Library and Information Science, Shimoga, India


Study attempted to identify the usefulness of 1ibrary collection and information use pattern by sericulture scientists. Result shows reports (52%). conference papers. textbooks, bibliographical sources (each 48%) and primary periodicals (46%) are frequently used sources. Study also shows sericulture scientists not only depend upon their own institute library collection but also a large number of scientists depend upon agricultural libraries (42%) and other sericulture libraries (34%).


Sericulture Scientists, Information Use, Use Pattern.

Subject Discipline

Library Management

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