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Title: Virtual Library : Planning and Managing
Authors: Barman, Rajani Kanta
Singh, Sanjay Kumar
Keywords: Digital Library
Information Technology
Library Consortia
Reference Service
Traditional Library
Virtual Library
Issue Date: Feb-2004
Publisher: INFLIBNET Centre, Ahmedabad
Abstract: Library without wall or a scientifically managed collection of information resources and services available electronically through Internet are nothing but the virtual library. The paper mainly discusses about the concept and the birth of VL. Emphasis has been given to the planning and management of VL which includes planning, mission and scope, time frame, infrastructures required, evaluation and assessment, etc. The paper focuses on the management and funding and also describes the influence of internet on VL along with user awareness and reference service. Some light has been thrown on the commercial consortia which provides the concept of e-journals, J-Gate, ACM portal, etc.
ISBN: 81-900825-8-2
Appears in Collections:CALIBER 2004:New Delhi

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