By Shiva Sukula
The Librarianship which involves a number of interrelated functions and activities aims at serving the user population with knowledge and information. The multiple facets of librarianship are greatly influenced by the application of ICT. Acquisition, organization, storage and retrieval techniques have been modified and improved in the light of new technologies. LIS professionals are expected to be well versed with the ICT tools. ICT can help libraries to develop collaborative and participative environment that is necessary to develop user centric library services. The web technology has given libraries the opportunity to offer improves customer driven services to the users. 21st century is witnessing fast technological changes due to which virtual library is soon going to become a reality. Advancement in IT has made online connectivity easier and faster, helping the libraries to share the knowledge resources in real time. The content of the book will provide immense input to the library and information professionals in understanding how the newly emerging technologies can be applied in modernizing the services of the libraries.
Publication Date: 10/5/2016