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Title: Multimedia Content Development for new Generation Libraries
Authors: Pathak, Ashok
Keywords: Knowledge Management
Library Automation
Issue Date: 2006
Publisher: IIMK-MALIBNET 2006
Abstract: Information Technology has dramatically affected all facets of our life and Library Services in the new era are no exception. The conventional libraries confined within a physical space are slowly tranforming into digital information resources centres through a thoughtful and effective deployment of the technology which is now being used beyond just automating library's routine administrative functions and is catalytic in efficient and effective delivery of library services. However, just the availability of power of IT and digital contents is not enough to effectively deliver the digital/multimedia content unless the content forming part of the library resources properly planned and designed. This article gives brief introduction about the use of multimedia in library services, characteristics, current technology trends, pros and cons in using various different types of digital object formats, tools for creating these objects with their merits and demerits and the popular tools for di...
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2259/248
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