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Author Singh, Jagtar
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 ♦ Data processing & computer science ♦ Library & information sciences
Subject Keyword Library Consortia ♦ Technological Changes ♦ Information and Comunication Technologies ♦ Library
Abstract The Information and Comunication Technologies (ICTs) have made a profound impact on the life and work of people. Library and Information is no exception to this phenomenon. Declining library budgets and growing universe of users and documents are forcing us to develop policies and strategies to ensure massive realtime access to quality information in a cost-effective manner. Library consortia is a strategic professional response to obtain the above said mission. This paper is an attempt to map the impact of ICTs on libraries as a metaphor of our documentary heritage, and ascertain professional response to fiscal and technological changes. Particular emphasis has been laid on academic librarires and the Inflibnet initiatives.
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article