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Author Jadhav, M. N.
Source Inflibnet's Institutional Repository
Content type Text
Publisher INFLIBNET Centre
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Library & information sciences ♦ Library operations ♦ Technology ♦ Management & auxiliary services ♦ General management
Subject Keyword Digital Library ♦ E-resource
Abstract The IITB is an academic and research Institution awarding degrees, offering research Programmes, accepting Concultancy assignments and sponsored projects are of prime importance. In order to achieve objectives of the Institution, Reference Section of the Central library, IITB plays vital role by acquiring different types of books/ non-books materials.The paper describes statistics of present holding of the reference section, type of reference services provided and what types of new services are added through Internet. It further describes definition of reference services; and how advantages of Internet have changed the situation so that the reference service is termed as electronic reference service.The type of information provided by Internet, its service features also described. benefits, challenges, changing role of reference librarian, and finally conclusion are described. in order to provide better CAS to users, subject gateways, digital library, e-reference desk,e-resources ... etc. are the latest additions on the Website of IITB library.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article