Application of Information Communication Technology in Libraries of Research and Development Organizations in Chennai, Tamil NaduAuthor : A. Janakiraman and N. Subramanian
Volume 9 No.1 January-March 2019 pp 96-100
Information and communication technology (ICT) is a top priority in building the new global economy and construct swift changes in society. The effective application of ICT in research development libraries and information centres has improved the ways and techniques of research information controlling. The main objective of Research and Development Institutions (R&D) libraries is to appropriate process and retrieve the information and to make available the much-required information to the research community. This study reveal the implementation and utilisation of Information Communication and Technology (ICT) methods in R&D libraries in Chennai, and the level of the extent of ICT in these libraries and also suggested the modern techniques to be implemented. Knowledge can be divided in to two categories namely explicit and tacit. This paper prospects how ICT and related systems can maintain libraries aspire towards excel administration of ICT management system. The results show that ICT could play an important role in the library system, to be used broadly in the R&D libraries. Government and semi-government institutions standards can improve drastically through this ICT enabled libraries, so that the researchers can use this research information retrieval through ICT tools. As per the surveyed librarians, this paper suggests that more modern technology can be used in the R&D libraries which can contribute more successful ICT application use to the research community. This technology has made extensive changes in each and every one, discipline and knowledge. In that scenario nowadays the library and information science is also demanding automatically in that operations. Even nowadays ICT proficiency and competences needed for the implementation of the information and knowledge based library user society in the region of Chennai. The ICT tools have nowadays become an important technology in R&D libraries as it plays a very significant role in meeting information requirements of the research communities and institution as a whole. This study has identified the ICT structure and implementation in R&D libraries across Chennai.
Information, Communication, Technology, R&D Libraries, Chennai
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