Role of Digital Libraries in the Electronic Information Era


Affiliations

  • Y.C. Warana Mahavidyalaya, 416113, India
  • Bangalore University, Bangalore, India

Abstract

Rapid advances in information processing, storage and communication technologies have revolutionized the role of world wide libraries in disseminating information services to their users. Libraries are reconsolidating their positions, building digital collection, redesigning their services and information products to add value to their services in order to satisfy changing information needs of users. The paper gives a brief description of digital Library; highlights the methods of building digital collection; use of digital libraries and the problems of digital libraries and concludes with a brief description of the digital library projects initiated in different parts of the world.

Keywords

Digital Library, Information and Communication Technology, Electronic Information Era.

Subject Discipline

Digital Libraries

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