Digital Libraries and Information Networks

By Amjad Ali

Digital libraries and information networks provide a large quantity of information without any limitation of time and space. They are increasingly being used for fulfilling social needs, such as the preservation of linguistic, literary, historical, and cultural heritages. Access to such information is simpler and more economic. They support teaching and learning and allow the new media of information to be managed more effectively. In this book, popular digital libraries and information networks - being developed in India as well as internationally - are examined. Additionally, the book examines 20 major digital libraries in India, which are at a developing stage. It will be useful for the students of library science, information science, journalism, and mass communication, as well as for those who are interested in information retrieval through modern means.

414 pages

Publication Date: 12/1/2007
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788170005155