Digital Library at B G S Institute of Technology Library and Information Center: A Case Study


Author(s): Shashikala S.V, Shivakumaraswmay K.N, Narendra B.K

This paper discusses the usage of digital library in B G S Institute of Technology Library and Information Center, new activities, methods and technology used in digitization and formation of digital libraries. It set out some key points involved and the detailed plans required in the process, offers pieces of advice and guidance for the practicing Librarians and Information scientists. Digital Libraries are being created today for diverse communities and in different fields e.g. education, science, culture, development, health, governance and so on. With the availability of several free digital Library software packages in recent times, the creation and sharing of information through the digital library collections has become an attractive and feasible proposition for library and information professionals around the world. The paper ends with a call to integrate digitization into the plans and policies of any institution to maximize its effectiveness.

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