APPRAISAL OF RESOURCES AND SERVICES OF LIBRARIES IN COMMERCE COLLEGES OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR

Authors

  • Zahid Sultan PhD Scholar, Department of Information Management, University of Sargodha, Pakistan
  • Muhammad Asif PhD Scholar, Department of Information Management, University of Sargodha, Pakistan
  • Shamshad Ahmed Department of Information Management, University of Sargodha, Sargodha, Pakistan

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.53664/JSRD/05-01-2024-09-101-117

Abstract

The aim of the study is to explore current status of resources and services in libraries of commerce colleges public and private sector in the Sargodha division. There are 51 (17 Government + 34 Private) colleges of Commerce in Sargodha Division. The researcher personally visited all colleges so, the response rate was 100%. Survey method was used to gather the required data. The study is quantitative in nature. Descriptive statistics was used to analyze the data under consideration of research objects and got answer of the research question. The results of study provide important information in reaching the conclusion and making appropriate decisions. The majority of libraries have insufficient resources so, the services which depends upon the proper resources are not up-to the mark and standards. the main reason behind was the non-availability of library professionals and, less interest of administration and lack of interest of library users in libraries were core problems as found in the study. The results of study offered important clues to future researchers for conducting their research on the similar issues in diverse contexts.

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Published

31-03-2024

How to Cite

Zahid Sultan, Muhammad Asif, & Shamshad Ahmed. (2024). APPRAISAL OF RESOURCES AND SERVICES OF LIBRARIES IN COMMERCE COLLEGES OF PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SECTOR. JOURNAL OF SOCIAL RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT, 5(1), 101–117. https://doi.org/10.53664/JSRD/05-01-2024-09-101-117

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