CONTENTS:- Impact of IT Revolution in Libraries; Applications of Electronic Information Resources; Digital Archives; Digital Reference Services; Automated Information Services; Libraries and Information Society and Information Retrieval in Infoage.
The present publication 'Information Technology and Library Services' mainly highlights and focuses on the role of IT Revolution which has globally changed the functions working of the present day Libraries and Information Centres from manual to digital. And certainly the modern Technology used to create digital libraries has been even more revolutionary. With the advent computer and optical technologies available for mass storage has shifted mostly to electronic media. Now with the electronic revolution the computer can call up a variety of catalogues, indexes, databases, CD-Roms the Internet, as well as books, journals and even manuscript collection from other Libraries, Information Centres and Research Institutions and the Networking Revolution is facilitating in large scale data communications network. Under the present circumstances Library and Information Services managers have a wide set of computer based solutions from which they can select the best mix of services and access to global stored knowledge to meet the need of their customers from various disciplines, including research, business, trade and industry. No doubt the advanced IT Revolution is gradually transforming the role of digital libraries and enabling their users exploit the facilities available in a scientific manner.