Virtual Libraries: Innovation to Integration

By S Dhanavandan
₹ 2,490.00

Subject : (Library and Information Science)
About The Book :

"Virtual Libraries: Innovation to Integration" is a book that explores the evolution of libraries in the digital age. It delves into the transformative impact of digital technologies on traditional library systems, tracing their historical roots and highlighting how virtual libraries have emerged as pioneering platforms offering unparalleled access to resources and services. Key themes include digital transformation, innovative services, challenges and opportunities, the evolving role of librarians, and case studies and examples. The book chronicles the shift from print-centric libraries to digitally-driven information ecosystems, examining the proliferation of digital collections, online databases, and e-books. It also highlights the innovative services and tools that virtual libraries employ to enhance user experience. The book also addresses issues such as digital preservation, copyright concerns, and the digital divide, while highlighting the potential for democratizing access to information and fostering digital literacy. The book serves as a practical guide for librarians, educators, policymakers, and information professionals to navigate the complexities of the digital information age.

About the Author :

Dr. S. Dhanavandan is working as Deputy Librarian at Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur-610005 from 2017 onwards, He is having more than twenty fie years in the LIS profession. Under his guidance, six Ph.D degrees were awarded. In addition to more than 175 papers presented and published in national and international conferences, he has over 145 publications published in national and international journals. In the field of library and information science, he has written or edited over 44 books and contributed 70 chapters to edited volumes. He has participated in over 100 training sessions, webinars, and seminars/workshops. He has won the Cash Award (more than One Lakh) three times from Konkuk University in South Korea for the best writings. In addition to organizing seventeen workshops and conferences, he chaired several of them and served as a resource person. Numerous honors have been bestowed upon him, including recognition as one of India's Top 50 Eminent Librarians, the President of Knolwedge Content Development & Technology's Outstanding Article Award, a Certificate of Appreciation from Turnitin, a National Special Appreciation and Mertiorius Service Award from SALIS, Tamil Nadu, and many more.

WEIGHT 600 Gms
DIMENSIONS 6.14 X 9.21 In