|Author||Chandraiah, I. ♦ Madhusudan, P. ♦ Reddy, A. Bhaskara|
|Source||Inflibnet's Institutional Repository|
|Subject Domain (in DDC)||Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Library & information sciences|
|Subject Keyword||Information Seeking Behaviour ♦ Digital Information ♦ Academics|
|Abstract||Information seeking behaviour of the users is the fundamental criteria for design and development of Information Services. The changing information policies and devices necessitate the uses as well as the professionals to learn and adopt new techniques and methodologies to cope up. Faculty in higher education is a potential user segment to the Library. They are expected to be aware of the Library resources and technologies. The digital devices are causing and warranting the users for new strategies and techniques to use information resources effectively. The Sanskrit Academics are expected to be a segment of the users under the pressure of new technologies in the library. This paper attempted to know the awareness of the faculty on the technologies and resources in the library to facilitate to design suitable systems.|
|Education Level||UG and PG|
|Learning Resource Type||Article|
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) under its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT) has initiated the National Digital Library of India (NDLI) project to develop a framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility. Filtered and federated searching is employed to facilitate focused searching so that learners can find out the right resource with least effort and in minimum time. NDLI is designed to hold content of any language and provides interface support for leading vernacular languages, (currently Hindi, Bengali and several other languages are available). It is designed to provide support for all academic levels including researchers and life-long learners, all disciplines, all popular forms of access devices and differently-abled learners. It is being developed to help students to prepare for entrance and competitive examinations, to enable people to learn and prepare from best practices from all over the world and to facilitate researchers to perform inter-linked exploration from multiple sources. It is being developed at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
NDLI is a conglomeration of freely available or institutionally contributed or donated or publisher managed contents. Almost all these contents are hosted and accessed from respective sources. The responsibility for authenticity, relevance, completeness, accuracy, reliability and suitability of these contents rests with the respective organization and NDLI has no responsibility or liability for these. Every effort is made to keep the NDLI portal up and running smoothly unless there are some unavoidable technical issues.
Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), through its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT), has sponsored and funded the National Digital Library of India (NDLI) project.
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