Application of Data Mining for improving Participative Librarianship: a Brief Study

Sudeshna Karmakar


Data mining helps in analyzing and summarizing different elements of information. Data mining process is a form where in which all the data and information can be extracted for the purpose of future benefit. The data mining system has been designed for librarians to help them manage the library easily. It is relatively new term in the field of library science though it is being used in business organization for a long time. This paper gives an overview of data mining and its use in the field of library science; a process of data mining; advantages of data mining and also the implication of data mining in participative librarianship. Also, discuss the process of bibliomining which is very much useful for analyzing library service.


Data mining, Participative Librarianship, Bibliomining, Information Explosion.

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