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Collection Development: To Improve Reading Habits in Academic Scenario by Chandrakala N. Pai and V. Sriram. In Digital Light: National Seminar on Digital Library Management,
Davanagere, India. Dec, 24 2011
Abstract: Libraries play an important role in the changing scenario also in supplementing the information needs of its user. Academic libraries enjoy collecting, organizing and preserving materials for current and also future users. The collection of the library should aim to support both casual and serious reading habits of the individual user. Collection development is based upon an understanding of strengths and weaknesses of the collection, the availability of shared resources and the information needs of the community.