The pros and cons of library automation in a resource challenged environment: A case study of KNUST library

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dc.contributor.author Boateng, H.
dc.contributor.author Agyemang, F.G.
dc.contributor.author Dzandu, M.D.
dc.date.accessioned 2018-11-05T16:03:41Z
dc.date.available 2018-11-05T16:03:41Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.uri http://ugspace.ug.edu.gh/handle/123456789/25318
dc.description.abstract The study sought to ascertain the challenges and benefits of library automation and to recommend how the challenges could be addressed. The study employed single case study techniques as the research design. Semi-structured interview was used for the data gathering. Data was qualitatively analysed using a thematic approach.It highlights retrospective conversion, lack of local experts, lack of trained staffs, unstable power supply, desert of job, attitudinal problems as the challenges confronting the library. The study also shows that as a result of automation, the library is faster and efficient than before in its operations. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Library Philosophy and Practice en_US
dc.subject Challenges en_US
dc.subject KNUST en_US
dc.subject Library automation en_US
dc.subject Library financing en_US
dc.title The pros and cons of library automation in a resource challenged environment: A case study of KNUST library en_US
dc.type Article en_US


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