Library Reengineering: Issues And Trends

Pai, Rekha D (2015) Library Reengineering: Issues And Trends. Journal of Library Science and Research, 5 (2). pp. 1-6.

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Abstract

We are in the electronic information age, where improvements in technology are re-engineering the global information industry. Technology is driving the information access and delivery seamlessly crossing all the borders. As information changes, its production and storage methods, access formats, compilation techniques, retrieval steps etc. are changing in the library environment. The factors like user population, technology enhancement, digital libraries and new approaches to planning and methods of management are re-engineering the libraries. In this article an attempt is made to list out the various trends in re-engineering the libraries which includes libraries relationship with publishers, Word of Mouth (WOM) and e-marketing medium, development of institutional repositories, links to entertainment media, open education sources, commercial document delivery service, remote access, e-books etc. Success of library is increasingly dependent on its reengineering with most effective and strategic management of new technologies

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Reengineering, Marketing,Wi-Fi, Open Source Libraries, Remote Access, Audible e-books
Subjects: Departments at MU > Library and Information Science
MU Libraries > MIT Library
Engineering > MIT Manipal > Library
Depositing User: MIT Library
Date Deposited: 22 Sep 2015 11:13
Last Modified: 22 Sep 2015 11:13
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/143984

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