JLIS abstracts


MURTHY (SS). Library and Information Services in the Electronic Information Era. 24,1;1999;59-70

Brings out the roles the electronics are playing in the present day. Discusses the scope of the term 'Information Technology' and its impact in libraries. Describes the relevance of the IT to libraries and lists its developments with special reference to India . Discusses about the formation of National Task Force on IT by the Government of India. Hints at future developments and corresponding role of Librarians in the utilization of IT. Concludes by mentioning the problem of IT based Information systems and products and the type of orientation required to tackle these issues.