2.1 BRINGS INFORMATION TO THE USERS All the libraries are responsible to give information to their users whether through in printed or non-printed materials. From the huge of library collection, the users will be easy to choose and get the information when doing their task. Same like physical library, the digital library also brings information for their users but in digital formats. According to Govinda and Sudatta (2003), digital libraries can be used and access from anywhere, anytime and many people at the same time. Other than that, digital libraries brings information to users in real-time too when they need it and cannot go directly to the library.
'Library'- a word that characterizes the entire universe of a savant. It is the compendium of abundant sources of knowledge about various topics. With the appearance of innovation, these library frameworks have additionally been altered with time. These days libraries give access to us at any point we have to think about as Books as well as Magazines, Periodicals, Original copies, Diaries, Expositions, e-books, CDs/DVDs and more. Presently libraries are not simply restricted to a mass of a building but are digitally open to us through virtual space, ordinarily known as Advanced Library or e-Library.
Abstract Digital Humanities has emerged as a new discipline at the intersection of humanities and computing and is still in the development phase. Historically, the discipline of Digital Humanities is said to have developed out of the discipline of humanities computing which simply involved using computers as a tool for modelling humanities data for our better understanding of it. However, the scope of Digital Humanities spans a wide variety of work areas ranging from curating the digital repertoire of primary texts, study of linguistic features, textual analysis and hypertext editing to cultural analysis, data mining, visualization and production of distributed knowledge. It is now a well-established fact that Digital Humanities depends to
In order for the borrowers to know what materials was available and for you, the lender, to know who had borrowed what and for how long, there would have to be an extremely organized system in place. Enter the cataloging system. !! !Cataloging __Cataloging is a series of procedures that generates and keeps information in an accessible database of library material including: books, journals, DVDs, CDs, etc. The purpose of cataloging is, just as the example implies,
The librarians are to be dealing the digital library, the virtual library, the hybrid library and the library without wall with all the time. According Arms (2000), digital library can defined as a managed collection of information, with associated services, where the information is stored in digital formats and accessible over a network. A crucial part of this definition is that the information managed. Digital library is a library that provides in digital forms. Even though widely used digital library, hybrid library has just appeared in the digital library research in the UK.
Library Automation: A Case Study of DIHRM Library, New Delhi *Sufian Ahmad Librarian, Sahitya Akademi, New Delhi Abstract In India, some libraries and information centers made efforts to automate their library routines and services in the 1960’s. Nowadays most of the libraries have started or already have completed the process of computerization of their house keeping operations like, Acquisition, Cataloguing, Circulation, Serial Control, OPAC, etc. This article is a case study of the automation of library at DIHRM, New Delhi. Key-words Library Automation, Computerization of library, Library Software, Library Hardware, Database Creation. Introduction The term ‘automation’ was first introduced by D. S. Harder in 1936.
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 technological advancements such as the computers, Internet, CD-ROMs, online database and other networked information sources have opened new horizons for information creation, duplication, storage, access and presentation. The number of information sources are being produced and converted into electronic form is amazing. Digitization of information is resulting in access to an unbelievable volume of information. Libraries spend a large part of their budget on electronic information systems and products: on the OPAC, on CD-ROM networks, on CD-ROM products and networking licenses, on access to external databases and so on. However, it is not enough merely to provide these technologies.
Definition A digital library is the collection of services and the collection of information objects that support users in dealing with information objects and the organization and presentation of those objects available directly or indirectly via electronic/digital means. Further, there must be an appropriate multimedia repository available for the storage of digital content and metadata. Other important elements are client services for the browser, including repository querying and workflow, content delivery via file transfer or streaming media and a private or public network A digital library, just as a traditional library, has to gather content in order to offer it to its users. In case of a traditional library, the situation was clear: The library bought books, textbooks, manuals, and subscriptions for journals and newspapers, and then offered it to its visitors. The visitors of a library were usually requested to pay a certain fee for a certain period of time in order to be able to visit the library and use its materials.
Originally it was applied to the use and application of computers, but recently the definition of what is a computer has become more complicated. The problem is illustrated by considering most modern photocopiers- they have processors more powerful than the computers of the era when the term “IT” was first used. In this chapter we have used the term “IT” widely, to embrace the newer definitions and to include more traditional office machines since their use is related to the new equipment. 1) Information Technology in libraries 1.1 Online computer services Most library services have means of accessing the ever-increasing number of specialist database that are “hosted” on large computers, often in other countries. To use these services a number of items of equipment are required.