Disadvantages Of Multimedia Technology

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4 Multimedia Technology: The origin of multimedia can be traced to the article “As we may think” by visionary Dr. Vannevar Bush in 1945. It was reported in this article that new kind of computer tool that should enable the user to link documents, notes, drawing, text, sketches, photograph etc. according to their needs. The mile stoning revolution in multimedia is 1985 as described by Microsoft is “the new papyrus” or “information super highway”. Multimedia is a method of instruction that uses the computer to present the information with text, graphic, audio and video. Multimedia instructions can be delivered through internet, CD-ROM, diskettes, LAN or company intranet. The salient advantages of multimedia are, inter active, cost…show more content…
Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University. This study will analyze the impact of IT on users in Management science library. The study will showcase both the sides of the coin. It will help to know the adequacy of the application of modern Information Technologies to academic libraries’ activities and services in Management institutes, what are the advantages from it, and what are the disadvantages of it? The study will also highlight the user’s perception towards the technology based modern libraries.
The findings of the study will help management institute to decide the pace of the change in the library management with reference to information technology will also help management institute to take their investment decisions in library considering the users attitude towards the modern library
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Cholin (2005) provides an overview of information technology execution in different university libraries in India that provides efficient access to resources available within universities and elsewhere. This study was an effort to understand the use of information technology in university libraries by studying the then status of information technology applications in Indian university libraries at various levels. The survey method was used to study the application of information technology in the Indian Universities. The study was conducted among 66 university libraries which is about 25% of the total number of universities at the time of study and the responses were received from 54 (81.8%) of the total libraries under study. The factors studied include manpower in the universities, user population, budget, IT infrastructure-hardware, software, network tools, database development, etc. The author forecasted that the universities across the country can overcome distance and time with the use of ICT tools in universities and UGC Info net to provide intellectual access to resources. The study exposed that the university libraries in India are at various stages of development in the application of information technology tools in their routine
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