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Electronic information resources for teachers and students

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Electronic information resources for teachers and students

  1. 1. Electronic Information Resources for Teachers and Students By Vasantha Raju N. Librarian Govt. First Grade College-Periyapatna vasanthrz@gmail.com Paper Presented at the Sri.D.Devaraj Urs Govt. First Grade College, Hunsuru on 02 April 2016
  2. 2. Presentation Layout • What is E-Resources? • Why e-resources are important? • Various types of e-resources • How do we evaluate e-resources and why? • Online sources in Kannada • Do we still need libraries?
  3. 3. What is E-Resources? Electronic resources is nothing but which can be accessed by computer—in particular, via email, CD-ROM, or more commonly, via the World Wide Web. Libraries are increasingly making this type of resource available to their users, through purchase, subscription, or by making their users aware of the many electronic resources that can be accessed free of charge.
  4. 4. Why e-resources are important? • Currency – Rapid updating of information • Print Materials Are Limited and Exclusive in Use – Restricted access/ Replicated innumerable times – electronic documents are not exhausted by use. • Convenience – Remote Access (independent of location) – Facilitate cross searching – No time constraints (faster in accessing and disseminating information) Source: Wu, Michelle M. (2005). Why print and electronic resources are essential to the academic law library. Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. Retrieved from http://scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/facpub/783
  5. 5. Why e-resources are important? • Portability – Easily transportable (e-book readers) • Relational Mobility – Can link to other databases or e-resources • User expectations – Adaptations of technology • Lower costs of contents • Accurate Use Assessment Source: Wu, Michelle M. (2005). Why print and electronic resources are essential to the academic law library. Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. Retrieved from http://scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/facpub/783
  6. 6. Various types of e-resources • E-books • E-Journals • Online Bibliographic/Citation Indexing Databases • E-Thesis and Dissertations (ETDs) • Online Encyclopedias/Dictionaries • E-newspapers/magazines • Subject gateways/Guides • central/Institutional digital repositories (Open access contents )
  7. 7. Various types of e-resources • E-Books A digital version of a traditional print book designed to be read on a personal computer or e-book reader
  8. 8. Various types of e-resources Conti… • E-Journals A digital version of a print journal, or a journal- like electronic publication with no print counterpart made available via the Web, e-mail, or other means of Internet access.
  9. 9. • Online Bibliographic/Full-text databases/Citation Databases A bibliographic database is a database of bibliographic records, an organized digital collection of references to published literature, including journal and newspaper articles, conference proceedings, reports, government and legal publications, patents, books, etc. Various types of e-resources Conti…
  10. 10. • Citation Indexing Databases A Citation Index is a reference tool that presents bibliographic data on published journal articles. What distinguishes it from other indexes is that it includes all the cited references (footnotes or bibliographies) published with each article it covers. Various types of e-resources Conti…
  11. 11. • E-Thesis and Dissertations (ETDs) Electronic theses and dissertations, or ETDs, are defined as those theses and dissertations submitted, archived, or accessed primarily in electronic formats. That includes traditional word-processed (or typewritten and scanned) documents made available in Print Document Format (PDF), as well as less-traditional hypertext and multimedia formats published electronically on CD-ROM or on the World Wide Web Various types of e-resources Conti…
  12. 12. • Subject gateways/Guides/Online web Directories(Internet gateways) Subject guides are lists of resources created by librarians to assist students with their research needs. These list of resources may include topics including but not limited to books, journals, databases, websites, as well as any other topics the librarian feels would assist students with their research. Various types of e-resources Conti…
  13. 13. • Open Access Repositories (Central/Institutional digital repositories) Institutional repositories are digital collections of the outputs created within a university or research institution. Open Access repositories may be institutionally-based, enhancing the visibility and impact of the institution, or they may be centralised, subject-based collections like the economics repository RePEc (Research Papers in Economics) or the physics repository, arXiv. Various types of e-resources Conti…
  14. 14. How do we evaluate e-resources and why? • Authority of the information – Who is the author or creator of the content – What are his/her credentials – Professional affiliations • Accuracy/Quality of the information – Is information provided very specific? – High quality writing (Error free content) – Can factual information be verified through references to other credible sources? • Objectivity of the information – Is the purpose and intention of the site clear, including any bias or particular viewpoint? Are the purpose and scope stated? – Who is the intended audience? – What criteria are used for inclusion of the information? • Currency of the information – Is the information provided current? – When was the page created? – Are dates included for the last update or modification of the page? – Are the links current and functional? • Coverage of the subject – Does the information fully cover what we need? – Consider how coverage from one source compares with coverage by other sources.
  15. 15. Online E-Resources Available in Kannada
  16. 16. ಅವಧಿಮ್ಯಾಗ್.ಕಯಾಂ (avadhimag.com) • ಸಮಕಯಲೀನ ವಿಷಯಗಳ ಚರ್ಚೆ • ಕನನಡ ಸಯಹಿತ್ಾ -ಸಾಂಸಕøತಿ ಕುರಿತ್ ವಿಷಯಗಳ ಮ್ಯಹಿತಿ • ಹಚೊಸ ಕನನಡ ಪುಸತಕಗಳ ಪರಕಟಣಚಯ ಬಗ್ಚೆ ಮ್ಯಹಿತಿ • ಕನನಡ ಸಯಹಿತ್ಾ-ಸಾಂಸಕøತಿಗ್ಚ ಸಾಂಬಾಂಧಿಸಿದ ಕಯಯೆಕರಮಗಳ ಮ್ಯಹಿತಿ • ಹಚೊಸ ಬರಹಗಳ ಮತ್ುತ ಬರಹಗ್ಯರರಿಗ್ಚ ಪ್ರೀತ್ಯಾಹ
  17. 17. ಸಾಂಚಿ ಫ ಾಂಢಚೀಶನ್ (http://sanchifoundation.com) • ಜ್ಞಯನ ಮೊಲಗಳ ದಯಖಲೀಕರಣ • ದಯಖಲೀಕರಣದಲಿ ಸಮುದಯಯದ ಭಯಗವಹಿಸುವಿಕಚಯ ಕುರಿತ್ ಅರಿವು • ಜನಪದ, ಶಯಸಿರೀಯ ಹಯಗೊ ಇತ್ರ ಜ್ಞಯನ ಮೊಲಗಳ ಉಚಿತ್ ಪರಸರಣ
  18. 18. ವಚನ ಸಾಂಚಯ http://vachana.sanchaya.net/ • ಬೃಹತ್ ವಚನಗಳ ಸಾಂಗರಹ ತ್ಯಣ • 259 ವಚನಕಯರರ 20930ಕೊಕ ಅಧಿಕ ವಚನಗಳನುನ ಒಡಲಲಿ ಇರಿಸಿಕಚೊಾಂಡಿದಚ ವಚನ ಸಾಂಚಯ. • ಉತ್ತಮ ಪದಕಚೊೀಶ • ವಚನಕಯರರು ಬಳಸಿರುವ ವಚನಗಳು ಮತ್ುತ ಪದ ಬಳಕಚಯ ಬಗ್ಚೆ ಸಾಂಪೂಣೆ ಮ್ಯಹಿತಿ
  19. 19. ಕಣಜ ಕನನಡ ಜ್ಞಯನಕಚೊೀಶ (http://kanaja.in/) • ಕನನಡ ಭಯಷಚಯಲಿ ಎಲಿ ಬಗ್ಚಯ ಅರಿವಿನ ಹರಿವುಗಳು ಮುಕತವಯಗಿ ಸಿಗುವಾಂತ್ಚ ಮ್ಯಡುವುದು • ಜ್ಞಯನದ ಸಾಂಗರಹ, ಪರಿಷಯಕರ ಮತ್ುತ ಹಚೊಸ ಜ್ಞಯನದ ಸೃಷ್ಟಿ • ಪಠ್ಾ, ಚಿತ್ರ, ಧ್ವನಿ ಮತ್ುತ ಚಲನಚಿತ್ರ – ಹಿೀಗ್ಚ ಬಹುಮ್ಯಧ್ಾಮಗಳಲಿ ಕನನಡ ಮ್ಯಹಿತಿಯನುನ ಪರಕಟಿಸಲು ಬಚೀಕಯದ ಎಲಿ ಮ್ಯಹಿತಿ ಸಾಂಗರಹ
  20. 20. ವತ್ೆಮ್ಯನ.ಕಯಾಂ (http://www.vartamaana.com/) • ಸಮಕಯಲೀನ ವಿಷಯಗಳ ಕುರಿತ್ ಲಚೀಖನಗಳ ಪರಕಟಣಚ • ಚರ್ಚೆಗ್ಚ ಮುಕತ ವಚೀದಿಕಕಚ • ಹಚೊಸ ಬರಹಗ್ಯರರಿಗ್ಚ ವಚೀದಿಕಕಚ • ನಯಡಿನ ಜನಪರ ವಿಷಯಗಳ ಪರಕಟಣಚಗ್ಚ ಪ್ರೀತ್ಯಾಹ
  21. 21. ಹಿಾಂಗ್ಯಾಕಚ? • ವತ್ೆಮ್ಯನದ ವಿಷಯಗಳ ಪರಕಟಣಚ ಮತ್ುತ ಚರ್ಚೆ • ಸಿನಿಮ್ಯಗಳ ವಿಮಶಯೆ ಬರಹಗಳು • ಕೃಷ್ಟ ಕುರಿತ್ ಬರಹಗಳ ಪರಕಟಣಚ • ಪುಸತಕಗಳ ಬಗ್ಚೆ ವಿಮಶಚೆ ಮತ್ುತ ಮ್ಯಹಿತಿ • ಕಥಚ, ಕವನಗಳ ಮತ್ುತ ಕಯದಾಂಬರಿಗಳ ಬಗ್ಚೆ ಮ್ಯಹಿತಿ
  22. 22. ವಿಕಿಪೀಡಿಯ (https://kn.wikipedia.org/)
  23. 23. Do we still need libraries? What OCLC Study Reveal?
  24. 24. How Libraries Helping American in Recession Source: Perceptions of libraries, 2010: Context and community
  25. 25. College Students Library use and value libraries Source: Perceptions of libraries, 2010: Context and community
  26. 26. Web Resources I have Used for Preparing this Presentations • http://www.inasp.info • http://www.opendoar.org/ • http://scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/facpub/783 • http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/net/types.html • http://www.abc-clio.com/ODLIS/odlis_A.aspx • http://www.library.illinois.edu/ugl/howdoi/webeval.html • http://libguides.bc.edu/evaluating • https://www.oclc.org/content/dam/oclc/reports/2010perceptions/2010perc eptions_all_singlepage.pdf
  27. 27. Thank You ? Image Courtesy: OCLC

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