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An Extensive Discussion on Transition of Libraries: The Panoramic View of Library Resources, Services, and Evolved Librarianship

An Extensive Discussion on Transition of Libraries: The Panoramic View of Library Resources, Services, and Evolved Librarianship
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Author(s): Shiva Kanaujia Sukula (Jawaharlal Nehru University, India) and Raj Kumar Bhardwaj (St. Stephen's College, India)
Copyright: 2018
Pages: 15
Source title: Digitizing the Modern Library and the Transition From Print to Electronic
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Raj Kumar Bhardwaj (St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2119-8.ch011

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Abstract

The library and information services have witnessed transition due to conceptual, technological and users' needs. The recent developments in the educational organizations and the users' needs have found few technological factors to consider changing trends. The chapter has discussed various aspects such as services, their composition, alterations and role in library's position in the academic community. The library staff and gradual developments have been discussed along with the infrastructural strengths in library. The facets such as educating the users through the information literacy and metaliteracy; Electronic Information Resources Collection, Building and Management and Creation of Web presence among Library Users are highlighted. Digital Information Services and waving the freshness of innovation; Creating Awareness by being among the users and enhancing learning and need of “Innovation and serving the users at individual level” have been discussed in the context of role in research support.

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