This dissertation studies the provision of the public library service to the Asian communities in
Nottinghamshire who have come from the Indian
Chapter 2, 3 and 4 discuss the positive efforts being made
by the Nottinghamshire Library Division in meeting the
needs of the Asian communities since 1978 and also the
attempts being made to create a multi-cultural library service in the present multi-cultural society in Britain.
The dissertation analyses the problems and reasons behind
them which the library division is facing at present which
are mainly the provision of the right material to the
Asian community, recruiting Asian staff, promotion of the
library service to Asian individuals, acquiring knowledge and familiarity of users' interests and the associated
problems and, identifying the potential users.
Chapter 5 looks into the possible solutions and other
suggestions for problems and future improvements.
A Master's Dissertation, submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the award of Master of Arts degree of Loughborough University.