Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technologies in Libraries

Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technologies in Libraries

Sangeeta N. Dhamdhere (Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, India)
Indexed In: SCOPUS
Release Date: October, 2013|Copyright: © 2014 |Pages: 385
ISBN13: 9781466646315|ISBN10: 1466646314|EISBN13: 9781466646322|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-4631-5


The emergence of open access, web technology, and e-publishing has slowly transformed modern libraries into digital libraries. With this variety of technologies utilized, cloud computing and virtual technology has become an advantage for libraries to provide a single efficient system that saves money and time.

Cloud Computing and Virtualization Technologies in Libraries highlights the concerns and limitations that need addressed in order to optimize the benefits of cloud computing to the virtualization of libraries. Focusing on the latest innovations and technological advancements, this book is essential for professionals, students, and researchers interested in cloud library management and development in different types of information environments.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Cloud Architecture
  • Cloud Based Information Services
  • Cloud Data Centers
  • Digital Content Management
  • ICT and Web Technology in Libraries
  • Server Virtualization
  • Virtual Learning Environment

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Sangeeta N Dhamdhere is currently a Librarian and Associate Professor at Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Ganesh-Khind, Pune, India. She has more than 12 years of experience as a librarian. She has completed computer-related courses and has expertise in library automation and digital libraries. She has published more than 22 papers in national and international journals and conference proceedings. In 2008, she received a VLIR fellowship to attend the International Training Program STIMULATE-8 in Brussels, Belgium. She is a member of a few LIS National and International associations and is presently pursuing her PhD and multiple research projects. She is Editor of the Modern College of Arts Library E-Newsletter Granthavedh, and Editorial Board Member of international peer reviewed journals, including the International Journal of Library and Information Science, International Woman Online Journal of Distance Education, International Journal of Information Library and Society, and magazines like Akanksha, Sampoorna Diksha, etc.