Overview for Digital Libraries and Archives
Advances in Internet technologies have made it seemingly possible and easy to create digital collections, repositories, archives and libraries. However, supporting diverse information uses that facilitate interaction beyond searching and browsing is in the early stages. Interactive digital libraries and digital arhive4s are still evolving. The digital preservation techniques have brought revolutionary changes in the organization and management of libraries and archives. To peep into it, library and information science professionals need top be get ready to face the challenges emerging due to the adoption of digital technologies. This book provides an in-depth analysis and impact of digitisation in libraries and archives and their changing responsibilities in the digital age. It is supposed to be useful for the practicing librarians, archivists, information scientists, teachers and students of library and information science and to those concerned withy digitization of information resources.
Arun Saxena (Author)
Arun Saxena, an eminent library scientists, is a proficient author and an esteemed scholar. He has lots of degrees in her credit viz. master Degree in Library Science, Master of Political Science, P.G. Diploma in Computer application and Master of science (IT). He is well known in literary circles for his authentic studies and works on library and information science. He has several books to his credit and has presented papers in various international and national seminars/conferences. As a sea-soned librarian he has been engaged with many professional groups. He is a prolific contributor of theoretical and empirical literature on varied branches of information science. Currently he has been working on the technical aspects of library science as well as the role of digital technologies for the growth of libraries. As an authority of the subject, his writings are off-cited and referred.