Modernisation of library services using information technology : Gap between possibilities and practices

Sridhar, M. S. Modernisation of library services using information technology : Gap between possibilities and practices., 1989 . In National Seminar on Modernisation of Library Services in University Libraries organised by University of Mysore during 22-23 September 1989 at Mysore : Papers, Mysore, September 22-23, 1989. [Conference paper]


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Explains the purpose of modernisation of library services using Information Technology (IT), indicates the unlimited potential of IT in modernising library services,identifies pre-requisites for modernising library services and a wide gap between what has been said to be possible and feasible in the application of IT on services of Indian Libraries on one hand and achievements in application of IT in modernising library services on the other, explores various reasons for such a gap vis-a-vis ways of bridging the gap and overcoming the implementation and operational difficulties. The paper also examines and presents impac(potential) of IT on library services under six broad categories of services and concludes noting lack of wide spread significant, innovative and optimum applications of IT in library and information services.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: library automation, IT application, library services
Subjects: L. Information technology and library technology > LZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Dr. M S Sridhar
Date deposited: 08 Feb 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:10


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