GASPRO International Journal of Eminent Scholars
ASSESSMENT OF ICT-BASED INFORMATION RESOURCES AND SERVICES IN UNIVERSITIES LIBRARIES: THE PROSPECTS AND CHALLENGES
This study sought to assess ICT-based information resources and services in universities libraries: the prospects and challenges. The Internet is changing the way librarians view information sources. It is also true that the internet has become a part of the library environment today. The Internet has changed the ways and means of disseminating information. In the present scenario, the library and information centers at the global level are able to provide access to online databases across the country and worldwide. The paper reviewed the concept of libraries, the concept of university libraries, their prospects, roles, challenges, and types. It was on this basis that the study concluded that: The study concludes that the Internet has transformed the ways and means of providing information. Breaking the distance barrier, the internet has emerged as a boon to information seekers as well as libraries. It has become a popular, easy-to-use, and inexpensive teaching and research tool. The use of ICT for library operations avoids jobs and saves a considerable amount of time, resources, and labor. It also speeds up technical processing and information services. In fact, the Internet is changing the way librarians view information sources. Today, a variety of ICT-based information resources have made it possible for librarians to access information from anywhere in the world. It also facilitates not only the delivery of instruction but also the learning process itself. One of the recommendations made was that Internet resources should be provided in libraries to improve effective library services since the need for connectivity can no longer be ignored in this era of information and communication technology.
Information Resources, Services, Universities and Libraries.
Global Studies Quaterly
Bioscience & Technology
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