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Utility and Impingement of Digital technology on Academic Library services and operations in India: a review of related literature, Authors : Archana Saxena and Dr. T.N. Dubey,IPASJ INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IIJIT) ,www.ipasj.org/IIJIT/IIJIT.htm

Volume & Issue no: Volume 3, Issue 2, February 2015


Title:
Utility and Impingement of Digital technology on Academic Library services and operations in India: a review of related literature
Author Name:
Archana Saxena and Dr. T.N. Dubey
Abstract:
ABSTRACT The paper discusses the use and impact of digital technology and role of academic libraries in the age of knowledge and information societies. The results reveal that, academic libraries are making an endeavor to do well in collection development, services, infrastructure It also highlights the problems faced by the academic libraries in India in implementation of digital technology. A good number of library users are not satisfied with the application of digital technology in their libraries and indicated “inadequate digital technology infrastructure” as their major reason for dissatisfaction. The lack of basic management and proper planning and frequently change in digital technology are the basic hurdles for successful implementation and development of digital technology in academic libraries. As this paper is based on the secondary resources, findings shows that notable number of digital resources are found in the academic libraries of different states of India such as Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Kerala and Tamil Nadu though still the collections need to be increase in number. This paper concludes with some specific suggestions to increase digital resources in Academic Libraries of India. Key words: Digital technology, E-resources, Information and communication technology (ICT), Digital resources
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Archana Saxena and Dr. T.N. Dubey , " Utility and Impingement of Digital technology on Academic Library services and operations in India: a review of related literature " , IPASJ INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IIJIT), Volume 3, Issue 2, February 2015 , pp. 001-005 , ISSN 2321-5976.
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