A review of difficulties and challenges of Librarians in developing Academic Libraries in Charaideo and Sibsagar District during COVID-19 pandemic
Keywords:Academic Library, challenges of librarians, ICT, COVID-19 pandemic
At present we are living in a rapidly growing society unavoidably motivated by the increasing volume of knowledge. Some major developments in the academic libraries include online scholarly communication, mobile technologies, social media application and digital preservation. To fit into this new information landscape, academic librarians have assumed new roles. The purpose of this paper
is to find out the difficulties and challenges faced by the librarians to develop their libraries in Charaideo and Sibsagar district, Assam. The major challenges of libraries are lacking in ICT infrastructure, poor library and slow acceptance of open access resources, resistance to change, and difficulty in the importation of books and journals.