Design and Development of LIS Subject Portal using Bluevoda

Design and Development of LIS Subject Portal using Bluevoda

Vinay Kumar (DLIS, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, Karnataka, India), B. Sujatha (DLIS, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, Karnataka, India), H. S. Sunitha (DLIS, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, Karnataka, India) and H. B. Vinutha (DLIS, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta, Karnataka, India)
DOI: 10.4018/ijicthd.2013100107

Abstract

World Wide Web has become an inevitable tool for searching, retrieving and storing the need based data. Students, teachers, researchers, librarians, and even layman all are dependents on the Internet. It has produced so many user friendly tools in order to access the information quickly. Option of the web portal or subject portals is the one. Present paper is about the practical work done in LIS (Library and Information Science) department of the Kuvempu University. It explains the methods and strategies adopted in the creation of LIS subject portal with special reference to the UGC-NET syllabus.
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Objectives Of The Study

  • To create a subject portal in Library Science subject using BlueVoda web design tool;

  • To provide the UGC-NET syllabus oriented information in Library Science discipline to LIS community on a single platform;

  • To bring out related information in library science in a single portal.

Scope And Methodology

The present study is focusing on creating of subject portal in Library and Information Science with special concentration on UGC-NET syllabus using BlueVoda web designing software. The scope is limited to Library Science subject. The syllabus was downloaded from UGC-NET website (wwww.ugcnetonline.in) which has 10 units of coverage. For the convenience of the study we considered the syllabus structure of the subject as a limitation to browse the information. The subject portal included the relevant sources assembled through the web resources. The information gathered through the web was organized in a single portal and links were given to the full text web resources. The webpages were designed using BlueVoda application software. The subject portal is hosted in webs.com a free web space provider by accepting the terms and condition posed by the web host. After hosting the URL of the subject portal is submitted to the Google search engine.

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