E-Materials

  • Impact of e-resources and services on higher education and research

    E- Resources and it’s Services in Library: E- Resources and services are resources in which information is stored electronically and which are accessible through electronic systems and networks. E- Resources and services is a very broad term that includes a variety of different publishing models, including OPACs, CD-ROMs, online database, e-journals, e-books, internet resource, print—on—demand (POD), e-mail publishing, wireless publishing, electronic link and web publishing…

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  • About Electronic Journal (E-Journal)

    Electronic Journal E-journals are the simple electronic representation of a journal. In most cases, they replicate exactly the printed version of the journal, occasionally including additional information (such) as interactive graphs or external links), but in some cases there is no parallel print sources as the journal was ‘born digital’. Any journal available on Internet can be called and electronic journal’. It may or may…

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  • Electronic Publishing

    Introduction: Information is an intellectual resource that has the capacity to change the image of the society. Consequently, large investments are being made by government all over the world on information technology industry for generating, processing and disseminating the information. Most of the scientific research literature today is coming on an array if information resources, such as floppies, magnetic tapes, internet, websites, CD ROMs, the…

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  • Advantages & Disadvantages of Electronic Resource (E-Resource)

    Advantages of E-Resources The reasons for actually embarking on the purchasing of electronic resources are generally accepted because of the ease of usability, readability, affordability and accessibility. The following are the advantages of e-resources over the print media a) Multi-access: A networked product can provide multiple points of access at multiple pints round the clock and to multiples simultaneous users. b) Speed: An electronic resource…

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  • Impact of e-resources in modern Library and Information Centers

    Impact of e-resources in modern Library and Information Centers. Information technology is suggested in the context of Fourth Law of Library Science – “save the time of the Reader / Staff” in which S R Ranganathan recognized an objective relating to the internal efficiency of the library. The rapid growths of information and communication technologies have given rise to the evolution of several new jargons…

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  • Digital Preservation

    Digital Preservation Digital Preservation is the current trend in all modern libraries and archives. It is recognized as a vital part of managing information in digital format. A number of libraries have thus started to invest intensive research and development to provide solutions that allow us to maintain digital objectives accessible. Most of these solutions, how ever, are aimed at larger institution which have a…

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  • English

    Digital Document Management

    Document Management in Digital form. In this section, a general discussion on document management in digital form is attempted. This may be applicable both in the case of digital libraries and digital archives as well as libraries interested in optimally managing their digital collection before rendering useful services from such collection. Some of the purposes of digital libraries that are of direct concern to document…

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  • General

    Definition and types of e-resources

    E-Resources: An electronic resource is defined as a resource which require computer access or any electronic product that delivers a collection of data, be it text referring to full text bases, electronic journals, image collections, other multimedia products and numerical, graphical or time based, as a commercially available title that has been published with an aim to being marketed. These may be delivered on CD…

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    Advantages or benefits of e-resource

    Benefits or advantages of e-resources: The reasons for actually embarking on the purchasing of electronic resources are generally accepted because of the ease of usability, readability, affordability and accessibility. The following are the advantages of e-resources over the print media: a. Multi access: A networked product can provide multi access at multiple points in time (24 hours a day. 7 days a week) and to…

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  • English

    The life cycle of an e-resource

    E-resource life cycle: Librarians say that the lives of e-resources are as complicated and challenging as those of human beings: e-resources are born, and at times they also die or are reincarnated under a different name or in a different shape; they form families, and the families may unite with other families, quarrel, or split up; treaties between families are signed and can be later…

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