Information Resources in Modern Library:
Information Resources include data in textual, numerical, image or sound forms recorded on conventional and non-conventional media; collections; human expertise; institutional expertise; information industry, etc.
Besides, information resources include data and information, hardware and software, telecommunication networks and information personnel.
- Data and Information: Data are raw material, when they are processed they are called Information.
- Hardware and software: Computer hardware and software are also called as Information resources
- Telecommunication: Telecommunication network also called as Information resources.
- System Personnel: Information system personnel such as computer operator, information scientists are say as information resources.