International Journal of
Library and Information Science

  • Abbreviation: Int. J. Lib. Inf. Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2537
  • DOI: 10.5897/IJLIS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 246

Full Length Research Paper

Relevance of library and information resource centre in pharmaceutical research development in context of new digital era

Rita Singh1* and Rajesh Sharma2
  1Department of Biotechnology, Sharda University, Greater Noida U. P., India. 2The Library, IILM Academy of Higher Learning, Greater Noida U. P., India.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 18 February 2010
  •  Published: 30 April 2010



Future library profession has many challenges, and schools of library and information science need to build wide range of information related careers to library science graduate. In implementing an automated system in an advanced pharmaceutical library, it is essential to recruit the library staff and professionals having skills in computer operation. Professionals engaged in the information transfer process require up-to-date knowledge and skills for which continuous education and training facilities are required. Computer and information literacy undoubtedly will result in a huge demand for fast, flexible and easily accessible information services.


Key words: Library, pharmaceutical library, information services, computer.