Innovative Library Practices in CSIR Institutes of West Bengal in the Present Environment: A Study
Keywords:Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Knowledge Resource Centers (KRC)
Innovative services and practices are the application of new ideas, new technologies, new products and also new services and practices in to the organization. It has changed our traditional practices and introducing new concepts that has impacted on libraries and caused a transformation in services and practices. The library divisions of Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) institutions are known as Knowledge Resource Centers (KRC) and the KRC’s are the place where knowledge is accessed, stored, disseminated by using both traditional and innovative way. The Knowledge Resource Centres of the selected CSIR institutions of West Bengal is not exception of these. The present study is mainly focuses on the library resources available in the KRC’s and also innovative library practiced extended by the KRC’s to the scientific community.