Information Literacy in the Digital Age

By C. Lal

This is a collection of articles in the memory of India's late Professor S.M. Tripathi, who dedicated his life to the library profession and worked endlessly for the betterment of the profession in general and his students in particular. Being a fitting tribute, the festschrift is a useful reference tool for librarians, information scientists, and students of library science. The contributions come from various learned Indian scholars of library and information science and cover a wide gamut of new technologies which play an important role in library operations today. This book looks at intellectual property, online searching of databases, e-resources, library networking, multimedia, digital libraries, electronic document delivery, virtual libraries, information management, information society, electronic journals, the internet, knowledge modeling and management, total quality management in library and information services, and many other interesting topics. It provides a comprehensive insight of modern technologies and their impact on library and information science, showing how technology is playing such an important role in the transformation of traditional libraries to modern age knowledge storehouses.

439 pages

Publication Date: 10/17/2008
Format: Cloth
ISBN: 9788170005445