Collection Development and ICT Academic Libraries in E-Environment
Author(s): M. Muniya Naik, S. Yadagiri
The ICT have changed the collections, organizations and services of libraries to a great extend which was not possible to predict a few decades ago. This paper highlights the causes of change in library environment. Discusses the changes in libraries e-environment. Critically analyses the changing role of LIS professionals in academic library environments and Professional Development Tools in LIS. Concludes with the remarks that LIS professionals need to find optimum solutions in the library service and information management after properly analyzing the present conditions and future trends and put through needed reform continuously with full courage and intelligence which will lead towards a better future.