Innovations in Library Practice and the Response of Libraries

Rao, Ashish K and Rao, Mahabaleshwara (2016) Innovations in Library Practice and the Response of Libraries. In: 2nd National Conference on Management of Modern Libraries (NACML) – 2016, 19-20 Feb 2016, Manipal University, Manipal. (Submitted)

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Abstract

In the modern day world innovations in library practices forms the back bone of providing modern and time saving services to users of the libraries. Libraries are changing their surroundings creating more welcoming, comfortable and attractive spaces which focus on giving readers self-serviced hurried surroundings along with lingering cozy surroundings. Library analytics should be extensively used by the library staff to study user behavior. Modern day practices like use of social media clubbed with Information Technology like RFID, data mining, Wi-Fi, CCTV, Remote Access, ERMS and Multimedia propel the library services into the next millennium. In the context of the times when modern innovations are taking place in libraries this paper presents the ways and means by which libraries are changing the way of providing information services and adapting innovations in their practices. It also highlights the changes which are occurring as a result of these practices.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Innovations; Best practices; Library services; Response; Challenges; Higher education
Subjects: Departments at MU > Library and Information Science
MU Libraries > Health Sciences Library - Manipal
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 18 Mar 2017 04:21
Last Modified: 18 Mar 2017 04:21
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/148510

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