Digitizing the Modern Library and the Transition From Print to Electronic

Digitizing the Modern Library and the Transition From Print to Electronic

Raj Kumar Bhardwaj (St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi, India)
Release Date: August, 2017|Copyright: © 2018 |Pages: 325
ISBN13: 9781522521198|ISBN10: 1522521194|EISBN13: 9781522521204|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-2119-8


The development of online digital libraries has enhanced the availability of printed materials. By implementing these systems, this ensures the access of material to universities, students, and bibliophiles.

Digitizing the Modern Library and the Transition From Print to Electronic is a pivotal reference source for the latest techniques and initiatives needed to transition libraries into the digital age. Featuring extensive coverage on relevant areas such as electronic resource management, library management software, and semantic web, this publication is an ideal resource for faculty members, research scholars, students, information specialists, and librarians in universities and in academic, public, and special libraries.

Topics Covered

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

  • Electronic Journals
  • Electronic Resource Management
  • Institutional Repositories
  • Library Consortia
  • Library Management Software
  • Literacy programs
  • Semantic Web

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Raj Kumar Bhardwaj is a Librarian at St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi (India). Prior to his current position, he has served as Deputy Librarian at Nalanda University and Judges Library, High Court of Punjab and Haryana, Chandigarh. He holds MCA, MLIS and M.Phil, PhD from University of Delhi. He has published 35 research articles in various reputed journals published by Emerald publishing, Taylor & Francis, Cambridge University Press, Phcog.Net, 3 conference papers, 1 book chapter and has spoken at various international conferences. He has completed two major research projects. He is also the reviewer for five international LIS journals and he is the recipient of UNESCO fellowship for Information Management and Commonwealth Professional Fellowship. His areas of specializations are institutional repositories, evaluation of information systems, legal information system, open access, legal and legislative metadata, e-learning, social media analytics, text mining, scientometrics, semantic web and digital library development.