CONTENTS:- 1. Introduction to computer; 2. Computers in Libraries; 3. Computer in Libraries: Indian Scenario; 4. Computer Software for Indian Libraries; 5. Implementation of computer software in libraries; 6. Information technology for libraries; 7. Computer in Information Storage; 8. Information retrieval through computer in libraries; 9. Serials management through computers; 10. Periodical listing and accessioning; 11. Periodical selection through computers; 12. Indexing with computers; 13. Ordering and Acquisition; 14. Circulation through computers; 15. National policy for information system; 16. National Information system for science and technology; 17. Information Services of DESIDOC; 18. Automated Libraries; 19. Information Retrieval in automated Library; 20. Future of Automated Libraries;
The impact of the new technology on every facet of information handling. The advent of digital computer has opened up new possibilities in information management, and it is likely to change the information infrastructure by merging itself with other related technologies. The increasing use of computer systems for the control of management of information has important implications for our thinking about information. And this information processing, storage, and dissemination with the aid of computer is probably called the information technology.