Digital reference service : libraries online 24/7

Vijayakumar, Manju and Vijayakumar, J. K. Digital reference service : libraries online 24/7., 2005 . In 23rd Annual Convention and Conference on Delivery of Information Services Through Distributed Digital Environment (SIS-2005), Visakhapatanam (India), 27-29 January, 2005. [Conference paper]


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The integration of the Internet Technology in to Libraries has not changed its mission of providing excellent information service to users but it has added several new dimensions and opened new avenues to their tasks. Reference librarians, while assisting users in the library, now have an additional set of remote users, who access the reference service online, who are more demanding, less patient users who have greater expectations. This paper discusses the methods in Online Reference service and the role of reference librarian in the digital environment.

Item type: Conference paper
Keywords: Digital Reference Service
Subjects: I. Information treatment for information services > IJ. Reference work.
L. Information technology and library technology > LC. Internet, including WWW.
Depositing user: Dr. J. K. Vijayakumar
Date deposited: 19 Feb 2006
Last modified: 02 Oct 2014 12:02


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