International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part A (2017)
Knowledge and utilization of ICT and open source softwares among the library professionals of Karnataka: A case study
The purpose of this study is to investigate the information and communication technology proficiency of the library professionals at the Karnataka state as well as to find out their software development, system analysis, and design skills. The study is based on a questionnaire survey of library professionals in Karnataka state. The analyses revealed that the library professionals in Karnataka have relatively average level skills in various ICT related tasks in libraries. Koha open source software was more used in libraries and a good number of professionals indicated that the main constraint in the application of ICT in libraries is inadequate training in ICT applications. All the professionals expressed a positive attitude towards the application of ICT in libraries.
How to cite this article:
Narayanaswamy BV, Kirana Kumar D. Knowledge and utilization of ICT and open source softwares among the library professionals of Karnataka: A case study. Int J Appl Res 2017;3(6):39-45.