New dimensions of library and information services: An introspection

Sridhar, M. S. New dimensions of library and information services: An introspection., 1991 . In National Seminar on New Dimensions in Library and Information Services, Mysore (India), March 30-31, 1991. [Conference paper]


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Explains the concept 'new dimensions' of library and information services, highlights the emphasis on service in special libraries, presents broad categories of services in special libraries, examines bibliographic, document delivery, information and instruction services to identify new dimensions, if any, in last two decades in the country, and reports only marginal cosmetic new dimensions seen in these services, explores the reasons for lack of new and innovative services, presents different factors which might cause changes and innovation in library and information services, discusses some anticipated new services and lastly concludes by identifying no significant innovative change in library and information services or philosophy of services and no 'new dimension' worth the name during last two decades except the external winds of information technology which at some places helped achieving speed, efficiency and effectiveness in media and mode of library and information services.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Information services, IT application, library services, library automation
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IZ. None of these, but in this section.
Depositing user: Dr. M S Sridhar
Date deposited: 18 Feb 2008
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:10


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