IP Indian Journal of Library Science and Information Technology

Holistic approach: Soul of sustainable library services

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Article Type : Review Article

Author Details: S L Jadhav*

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2456-9623

Print ISSN : 2582-1555

Article First Page : 5

Article End Page : 7


This paper attempts to describes need of holistic approach in academic libraries. Experience based on more than twenty five years of library services specially in academic sector and position of readers particularly students thought crept in mind to narrate the things and bring to the notice of library professionals and academicians so that their mind will divert towards this theme. It may help to create effective awareness among readers, to be more critical and promote users to learn more from the library. Considering this need some aspect of holistic approach are discussed in the paper and accordingly some suggestions are given such as appreciation of library employees for good services, readers cooperation, staff involvement etc.

Keywords: Holistic approach, Readers, Library staff, Services, Personality development.

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/j.ijlsit.2019.002