Development of e-services for promoting education and research through Digital Library Initiative

Chandra, Harish Development of e-services for promoting education and research through Digital Library Initiative., 2005 . In National Convention on Library and Information Networking (NACLIN), Bangalore (India), 22-25 August 2005. [Conference paper]


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This paper has been prepared keeping in view the need of the professional colleagues who need to implement the digital library in their respective environments. The paper discusses the general background of digital library, various motivating factors for planning, developing and managing digital libraries. It further highlights various e- services provided to support education, learning, research, consultancy and continuing engineering education at the Central Library of IIT Madras.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: digital library, continuing engineering education,Central Library, IIT Madra, Digital Information Resourcess, Information Technology Infrastructure, e- Services, Digital Reference Services,Virtual Reference Desk,E-Reference Sources,On-line Document Delivery Service
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IK. Design, development, implementation and maintenance
Depositing user: Harish Chandra
Date deposited: 20 Sep 2005
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:01


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