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ISSN Print: 2394-7500, ISSN Online: 2394-5869, CODEN: IJARPF

International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 1, Issue 10, Part K (2015)

A study on academic and research libraries and their changing roles

Author(s)
Biradar Savitrabai, Dr. Sangeeta B Gaikwad
Abstract
The iconographic power of a college or university library expresses a purpose not just to collect, but also to organize, preserve, and make knowledge accessible. Today, on the campus of virtually every higher education institution the library occupies a central position. In its placement and prominence, the academic library conveys its integral role in supporting higher education’s core missions of research and education. Part of a library’s function has always been to guide users to information—to provide members of an academic community with tools for thoughtful inquiry. Libraries and librarians have exemplified the ideal of a higher education that combines knowledge in depth with contextualized understanding of different fields and domains. The very fact of developing and managing a collection conferred on librarians a degree of authority and influence in shaping the process of research and education.
Pages: 764-767  |  595 Views  7 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Biradar Savitrabai, Dr. Sangeeta B Gaikwad. A study on academic and research libraries and their changing roles. Int J Appl Res 2015;1(10):764-767.
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