ICT

  • ICT and Information
    ICT Services in Library

    Impact of Information and Communication Technology (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 of Librarian

    ICT Skills for LIS 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 and connected with friends through…

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    Impact of ICT in Library and Society

    Impact of Information and Communication Technology-ICT 1. Impact of ICT on Society: Developments in ICT have brought about the merger of the computing, information, Communications, entertainment, and mass media industries thereby providing a means of exchanging information anytime, anywhere in the digital format used by computers. This technological convergence has brought about an enormous impact on the way we live, work, think and play. These…

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    ICT Based Library Services

    Some library users are adopting electronic habits, making increasing use of the new ICT including computers, the Internet, the Web, Intranet, Extranet, and other technologies. As a result, library users are placing new demands on their libraries. They require access to the latest information, updated information resources and access to ICT facilities that they could use in their work. Use of ICT in libraries enhances…

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    Information Technology and Library

    The application of information technology in library and Information centers has developed in the western countries since the 1940’s. In the 1960’s the use of information technology has been started in the developing countries and that too is in different stages. The rapid development of Information and communication technology has made a special impact on the method of information acquisition, Processing, Storing & dissemination of…

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  • Library Services through Mobile Technology

    Introduction: In the information age, Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) has been the catalyst in driving enormous change and development in academic institutions. Libraries being the sanctum sanctorum of any institution of higher learning, have always grabbed the opportunity to provide unparalleled initiative and support to the growth of academic institutions. If the invention of Gutenberg’s moveable printing press brought changes to the library by…

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  • Library Database Management System

    What is a Database? A database is an organized collection of data for one or more purposes. Data used by an information system on individual files. A file of information arranged as set of logically & orderly manner to facilitate access by computer application programs. This concept does not imply that all data relating to a library business should be contained on a single database,…

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  • ICT and Academic Libraries

    Introduction: Information is not only very essential as a resource for national development, it is also very essential for the success of libraries and information centers in India. The acquisition and application of ICT facilitates access to a wide range of information resources and databases irrespective of their geographical locations, distance impedance and time. Application of ICT in libraries has helped librarians and information specialists,…

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  • Multimedia Resources and Library

    The convergence of computer and communication technologies emerged as a new technology named, ‘Multimedia Technology’ which is mainly concerned with the computer-controlled integration of text, graphics, drawings, still images, animation, audio, video and any other media where any type of information can be represented, stored, transmitted and processed digitally. Multimedia includes a combination of text, audio, still images, animation and video content forms. It enables…

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  • Necessity of ICT Infrastructure in the University Libraries

    Automation and Electronic Information Processing Systems in Library: For more than twenty-five years, university libraries have been investing in information technology due to the awareness that to effectively and efficiently function in the face of increasing stock and variety of media, and provide services to an increasing number of users, they need up-to-date technical equipment. Therefore the fundamental motive behind the rapid adaptation of information…

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