Asian Journal of Information Science and Technology (AJIST)
Digital Archiving and Access to Print Media Resources: A Study among Leading Malayalam Newspaper Libraries in KeralaAuthor : P. K. Sreekala and M. D. Baby
Volume 9 No.3 July-December 2019 pp 19-24
A newspaper library is a significant provider of various information sources needed for the media professionals. Librarians working in newspaper libraries have to play an outstanding role to pace with the changing scenario. The transformation of newspaper archives from print to digital is a noteworthy initiative by newspaper libraries. The paper presents a digital archiving initiative by newspaper libraries. It points out the need, purpose, and advantages of digital news archives. The paper also highlights the IT infrastructure facilities used and shares the challenges faced by librarians in the process of digital archiving.
Newspaper Libraries, Digital Archiving, Newspaper Librarians, Journalists
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