DOES CLOUD COMPUTING SOLVE THE PROBLEMS OF THE LIBRARY AND INFORMATION CENTRES?

Abstract

Author(s): P. Ramesh, N. Yadagiri, Asst. Librarian, NITHM

The expected outcome of this article is to enable the System Planners, System Analysts, Managers, Technologists and Librarians to identify the advantages and disadvantages of cloud-based solutions for their libraries. This article explains in detail about the Concept of Cloud Computing and the areas where we can use the Cloud Computing in the Library and Information Centres. The services, deployment models and strategies, the method of deployment, service delivery are explained here. This article strives to represent to promote the current progress and future trends of cloud computing and its impact on Libraries and Information Centres by providing a reference for further research.

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