Applications of Modern Tools and Technology in Library Services

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Surendra Kumar Pal, Bal Ram
2017, 386pp
Hardcover, 9789385883385
Rs. 2195

About the Book

Libraries are playing a prominent role in academic and social life of every human being from ancient days. Library services are major tools for conducting research in research institutions, universities and technical Institutions in India. To provide better service to our researchers, we need to implement various new tools and technologies in libraries which is penetrating in every day of life though the ICT Application. Of course application of Modern Tools & Technologies in libraries will accelerate the impact of library services towards our library users. Still there is a great opportunity in higher education libraries to adapt these technologies to manage their print & online resources and intellectual or scholarly assets of an organization and provide better services to its user community.


This book is intended for library professionals, knowledge managers, students and other communities planning to implement these modern tools & technology aspects in libraries. As all library professionals know that managing of resources and providing the effective services is great challenge in present days. But there are various tools and technology for managing the print and online resources in library like Automation Software — Koha, Evergreen SOUL LibSys; Digitization Software — DSpace GSDL ABCD; Content Management Systems — Drupal Joomla; E-books Management — Calibri; Online Journals — CORAL, RFID; Web-Scale Discovery Services — EBSCO, VuFind, etc., which will enhance the impact of library towards its users and making comforts for working professional.


The target audience of this book will be composed of professionals and researchers working in the field of Library and Information Science. It will also aid as guide to professionals working that includes Librarians, Executives/Officers in Libraries, Information Scientist Knowledge Managers, Consultants, IT Specialists, Trainers, Students, Research Scholars and other library communities caters who are planning to adopt and implement these new tools and technologies in libraries.

Surendra Kumar Pal is presently working as Assistant University Librarian, Central Library, Tripura University (A Central University), Agartala, Tripura.

Bal Ram is presently working in Indian Pharmacopoeia Commission (Ministry of Health & Family Welfare Govt. of India), Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh.

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3 Role of Cloud Computing in Academic Library Services
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4 Cloud Computing: New Dimensions to Library Services
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5 Application of Social Networking Sites for Library Services
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6 Blog: Powerful Tool for Promoting Library Services
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7 Altmetrics: Rethinking the Way We Measure
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8 Knowledge Management and Its Three Pillars
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9 Re-Engineering of Academic Library Services in Digital Age
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10 Focus on Quality Assurance in Library Management and Services
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11 Role of Different Types of E-Resources in Academic Libraries: An Overview
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12 An Outlook on Digital Preservation: Systems and Strategies
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13 Digital Libraries: A Cultural Understanding
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14 ICT Application and Web-Based Administrations in Library and Information Science
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15 Contemporary Knowledge Management in Academic Libraries: Strategies and Its Implementation
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16 Library Automation Software Used in Indian Libraries: A Special References to Commercial Library Automation Software
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17 A Comparative Study of Open Source Software and Proprietary Software in Libraries
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18 Digital Libraries, Digital Repositories, Digital Copyright: Overview, Challenges and Solutions in Technology Era
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19 Marketing of Library and Information Service in Digital Environment: A Challenge to LIS Workforce
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21 INFLIBNET: A Boon to Libraries


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23 Mobile Technology in Libraries
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26 Modern Web-Based Services in Libraries
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28 Transformation of Libraries as 2.0: A Changing Landscape
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29 Role of Online Journals and Library Consortia on Research: With Special Reference to N-LIST Programme of INFLIBNET
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30 Concept of Copyright Law in Libraries
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31 Re-Engineering of J.C. College of Law in Digital Environment: A Case Study
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32 Cloud Computing and Its Applications in Library Services
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33 World Wide Web with Emerging Technologies: Web 2.0, Web 3.0, Web 4.0 and Its Applications
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34 Competency and Challenges of 21st Century Library Professionals

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35 Application of ICT in College Libraries in Siliguri Subdivision: An Evaluative Study
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36 Changing Perspective on India’s Higher Education and Its Implication for Development of Libraries
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