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Development of Special Library Consortia in India: A Comparative Study of e-ShodhSindhu and NKRC

Nayana J., Padmavathi N.


The growth of technology increases the growth of information, due to the vast amount of information; it is difficult to get the all required information from one resource. To fulfill the user needs, the libraries may either depend on the other library or obtain the resources through resource sharing i.e., the concept of consortia. The paper discusses the development and current status of e-ShodhSindhu and National Knowledge Resource Consortia (NKRC). The main purpose of this paper is to describe the development of e-journal consortia in India.


Consortia, e-Journals, e-ShodhSindhu, e-Resources, NKRC

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