• Computer SciencePhoto of Basics of Search Engine

    Basics of Search Engine

    1.1. Introduction: World Wide Web (WWW) [1] is a huge source of interlinked documents that forms a very useful information source. The success of WWW is largely due to its decentralized design structure [2] where the information is hosted by several servers, and a document can point to other documents irrespective of its geographic location. An information retrieval [3, 4] is a technique for searching…

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    EduBlog and it’s features The usage of Blogs has become popular in educational institutions including public schools and colleges. Blogs can be important tools for sharing useful information and tips among co-workers, dispersing information to students, or keeping in contact with parents. Teachers can create, monitor and edit Blogs to ensure that the postings are relevant and pertain to the classroom. With weblogs, students can…

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    Multimedia: It’s Components and Applications

    The word multimedia is derived from the terms, multi, and media. Multi means many. Media refers to any hardware or software used for communication. Multimedia is the field concerned with the computer-controlled integration of the text, graphics, drawings, still and moving images (Video), animations, audio, etc., where all kinds of information could be represented, stored, transmitted and processed digitally. Components of Multimedia: i) Text: It…

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    1. 1 Introduction: E-learning may be defined as ‘the instruction delivered via a computer that is intended to promote learning’. E-learning is commonly referred to as the international use of networked Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in teaching and learning. It may be considered as a backbone for all educational programs and includes online learning, virtual learning, distributed learning, web-based learning, Blog based learning, etc.…

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    Impact of ICT in Education

    Information & Communication Technology (ICT) in Education Technological resources that are available for teaching and learning include computer hardware and software in addition to CD-ROM and electronic communication media. The rapidly changing the nature of computer technology continues to a wide range of resources available for any subject-specific learning. Technology has an important role in every aspect of modern life. The technological device finds its…

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    Blog and it’s Features

    Definition and description: Blogs were one of the earliest and most effective means of communication in the social media sphere, besides forums. The Dictionary defines blog as “a discussion or informational website published on the World Wide Web consisting of discrete, often informal diary-style text entries (posts).” The Merriam-Webster Dictionary1 (MWD) defines a blog as a ‘Web site on which someone writes about personal opinions,…

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    Social Media

    What is Social Media? In 1981, much before the dawn of social networks, a psychologist in Ohio State University, Bibb Latane coined the Social Impact Theory after conducting a series of experiments to validate his hypothesis on how ‘influence’ works. However, the words “social media” was first used in 2005 depicting interest in the growth of inter-relational parts of the Internet. It is different from…

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    Impact of ICT on Academic Libraries

    1.1 The Background: In the present age of information explosion, the growth rate of information and knowledge is faster than ever before and still accelerating. Information is a dynamic and unending resource that affects all disciplines of human life. Hence, it has been supporting education, research, and developments (Satyanarayana, 2002). Libraries have always been the source of information and knowledge and they have been fulfilling…

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    ICT Skills for LIS Professionals

    ICT Skills of Library Professionals: The new generation academic librarians grow up with the electronic online environment, which is ubiquitous in their daily lives. The flexibility of younger academic librarians is more for technology-oriented services compared to their older colleagues, not interested in stereotyped librarianship, more interested in technology-enabled services (Emanuel, 2013). Playing with digital video or video games is more than traditional games, using…

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    Data Mining

    Introduction: Database applications in Scientific, Business and other areas are on the increase with the advances in Information Technology. The largest business database in the world is with Walmart which can handle over 20 million transactions each day. Another such huge database in oil exploration is employed by Mobil Oil Corporation to store more than 100 terabytes of data. Further, NASA earth observing system of…

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