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

Short Communication

Application of information technology and its impact on modern Indian Library/Information Science –An overview

Saurabh Manglik
Department of Library and Information Science, Ch. Charan Singh University, Campus, Meerut–(U.P.) –250 004.
Email: [email protected]

  •  Accepted: 29 November 2013
  •  Published: 31 December 2013


Today, libraries have become multimedia due to adoption of technological advancements and changing nature of their services. Automation has helped libraries in improving library operations and accelerating their working. Information technology is being used in advanced countries to its fullest. “Information age” which was imagined in the recent past has become paperless offices already at threshold. The impact of Information technology on Indian library is discussed in this paper.

Key words: Information technology, information explosion, automation, information storage and retrieval, circulation control system.