Libraries are playing a prominent role in academic and social life of every human being from ancient days. Library services are major tools for conducting research in research institutions, universities and technical Institutions in India. To provide better service to our researchers, we need to implement various new tools and technologies in libraries which is penetrating in every day of life though the ICT Application. Of course application of Modern Tools & Technologies in libraries will accelerate the impact of library services towards our library users. Still there is a great opportunity in higher education libraries to adapt these technologies to manage their print & online resources and intellectual or scholarly assets of an organization and provide better services to its user community.
This book is intended for library professionals, knowledge managers, students and other communities planning to implement these modern tools & technology aspects in libraries. As all library professionals know that managing of resources and providing the effective services is great challenge in present days. But there are various tools and technology for managing the print and online resources in library like Automation Software - Koha, Evergreen SOUL LibSys; Digitization Software - DSpace GSDL ABCD; Content Management Systems - Drupal Joomla; E-books Management - Calibri; Online Journals - CORAL, RFID; Web-Scale Discovery Services - EBSCO, VuFind, etc., which will enhance the impact of library towards its users and making comforts for working professional.