A Study of Data-Mining in University Libraries

Sangita Purohit, Head Library, Amrut Mody School of Business Management - Ahmedabad University, India

As University Libraries transform their role from passive data collection to a more active exploration and exploitation of information, they face a serious challenge: how can they handle a massive amount of data that the institutions generate, collect and store. There is a need to have a technology that can access, analyze, summarize, and interpret information intelligently and automatically. Responding to this challenge, the field of data mining has emerged in the field of Information Technology. Data Mining is defined as the process wherein large volumes of data are automatically converted from unknown data to useful data which can be utilized in a manner one wants to utilize. Recent advances using neural network and other statistical data extraction tools have resulted in significance increase in the input data size of Data mining utilization. However it is observed that data mining systems is unable to maintain same rate of growth..

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India IT Data Protection June 2015 Vol. 8, No. 31, Spring 2015

Sangita Purohit

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Mrs. Sangita Purohit is employed by the Ahmedabad Education Society (AES Post Graduate Institute of Business Management ) located in the state of Gujarat –INDIA. Having obtained her Masters degree in Library Science from the university of Sagar- INDIA

Amrut Mody School of Business Management - Ahmedabad University

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Ahmedabad University (AU) is a self-financed non-affiliating university promoted by the Ahmedabad Education Society (AES). Established in the year 1936 by visionaries like Kasturbhai Lalbhai, Ganesh Mavalankar and other luminaries, AES has remained a benc

India IT Data Protection June 2015 Vol. 8, No. 31, Spring 2015