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Bibliographic and physical organization of non-print materials: with special reference to Sri Lankan special libraries

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Anusha Wijayaratne

Assistant Librarian, Open University of Sri Lanka, Nawala, Nugegoda, LK
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Abstract

Non-print materials are formats with special characteristics are need to be discussed in terms of bibliographic control and access but often overlooked An ever-increasing amount of information - covering educational and recreational interests - is being produced in a wide range of Non-print formats. As librarians our duty is to provide free and open access to all information regardless of format in which they are stored. This paper, which is based on a research titled ‘Organizing practices of non-print materials for access in special libraries of Sri Lanka', provides an overview of the availability of nonprint materials and situation of bibliographic and physical organization of non-print collections together with the librarians' attitudes towards media resources.

DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.4038/sllim.v1i2.433

Sri Lanka Journal of Librarianship & Information Management volume1, No.2 pp.69-81

The full text of this article is available on the NILIS website.

How to Cite: Wijayaratne, A., (2009). Bibliographic and physical organization of non-print materials: with special reference to Sri Lankan special libraries. Sri Lankan Journal of Librarianship and Information Management. 1(2), pp.69–81. DOI: http://doi.org/10.4038/sllim.v1i2.433
Published on 24 Mar 2009.
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