Digital Library and its Services in the Modern IT Era

Abstract

Author(s): Swapan Kumar Bera

Libraries have undergone major structural change with the advancement of information technology.A digital library that deals with data those are born digital as well as those that have been digitized from their analogue form. Digital libraries have so many advantages over printed documents. For this skilled manpower and equipped infrastructure is needed. The aim of this paper is to discuss significance of digital libraries in the modern information era. It depicts basic concepts, historical background, attribute, process, software, need, advantages,various types of reference services in digital environment.

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