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Author Venkadesan, S. ♦ Jagannath, U. M. A. ♦ Puttabasavaiah
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
Subject Keyword E-Resources ♦ Consortia Subscription ♦ Collection Development ♦ Online Access
Abstract The library environment is currently undergoing a rapid and dynamic revolution leading to new generation of libraries with an emphasis on e-resources. On one side, there is an increasing demand for good library collection in terms of large amount of data/information and on the other hand, the publishing media is striving hard to support this demand at lightning speed by way of e-publication as well as online access. As a result, a large number of e-resources are published on all subject areas. Therefore, libraries need to adopt electronics media for its collection developments in a better way to fulfill the requirements of users. J R D Tata Memorial Library at the Indian Institute of Science (I.I.Sc), Bangalore with their vision has brought out a policy and adopted a strategic plan for collection development of electronic resources. This paper describes in detail, the steps taken by the library for a comprehensive e-resources access package model so that the researchers at I.I.Sc. Reap the maximum benefits by giving access to reasonable level to meet their information requirements for academic and research activities. This paper also deals with issues like social and Intellectual Property Rights apart from user requirements /satisfaction. Framework and models have been discussed about change in the media of collection development and its management. The success and reality of access to e-resources/ digital information has also been narrated in respect of INDEST consortia and other type of subscriptions.
ISBN 8190082582
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Publisher Place Ahmedabad