Web-Based Bibliographic Services Offered by Top World and Indian University Libraries: A Comparative Study

Web-Based Bibliographic Services Offered by Top World and Indian University Libraries: A Comparative Study

Sangeeta Namdev Dhamdhere (Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune, India), Egbert De Smet (Antwerpen University, Antwerp, Belgium) and Ramdas Lihitkar (Government Institute of Science, Nagpur, India)
Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 20
DOI: 10.4018/IJLIS.2017010104

Abstract

Bibliographical services are services related to the library collection and access to those collections, whether print or online. In modern libraries, these services are provided online through website. Many studies have been carried out to study application of web 2.0 tools and web-based services offered by the libraries. There is need to study the basic fundamental library services offered via the web or websites in modern libraries. In this paper author studied tops world and Indian libraries and prepared inventory of web-based bibliographic services offered by these libraries and analyzed the data in a quantitative way.
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Research Objectives

The basic aim of this study is to find bibliographical web-based services of top university libraries at international level and

  • To know the current status of web-based bibliographic services offered by the university libraries in the world and India.

  • To identify and analyze the web based library bibliographic services offered by them.

  • To promote web presence and various web-based bibliographical services in Indian university libraries

Hypothesis

  • Indian university libraries score much lower than top world universities in this respect.

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