Journal of
Media and Communication Studies

  • Abbreviation: J. Media Commun. Stud.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2545
  • DOI: 10.5897/JMCS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 228

Full Length Research Paper

Manpower planning in Agricultural Science University Libraries in India

B. U. Kannappanavar1* and Praveenkumar Kumbargoudar2
  1Kuvempu University Library, Jnana Sahyadri, Shankarghatta, Shimoga: 577 451, Karnataka, India. 2Gulbarga University, Gulbarga: 585 106, India.
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  •  Accepted: 19 January 2010
  •  Published: 31 March 2010



Manpower is an important resource in every organization. Inadequate manpower in organizations affects the functions and services in libraries adversely. As such, manpower planning is needed to know about the staff pattern, functions of the organizations, job analysis, effective providing of library services, etc. The present study identified the manpower working and manpower requirements in the Agricultural Science University Libraries in India. The paper concluded with the remarks as all the libraries are working without adequate managerial and supervisory staff, there is need to recruit these staff, other wise the functions and services of the agricultural science universities will get affected adversely.


Key words: Agricultural science university libraries, manpower planning, India.