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Lib 2.0: Issues & Challenges

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Lib 2.0: Issues & Challenges

  1. 1. i Lib 2.0 Trends & Issues Edited by Dr Kishor Chandra Satpathy National Institute of Technology, Silchar S.K. Jain and Sons, Jaipur
  2. 2. ii Publisher: S.K. Jain and Sons 721, Khajanchi Sadan, Bordi Ka Rasta Kishanpole Bazar, Jaipur-302003 Ph. : 0141-4011891 Mob.: 9414054081 E-mail: skjainandsons@yahoo.com Website: skjainpublishers.in © Author ISBN: 978-93-82845-94-2 Edition: 2015 Price: Rs. 1350/- All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or copied for any purpose by any means, manual, mechanical or electronic, without prior and written permission of the copyright owner and the Publishers. Printed at: Thomson Press, Delhi
  3. 3. iii Preface Development of new technology has changed the way people communicate around the globe. This new technology has changed the way people collaborate & share information in the context of libraries. The availability of the new technology gives libraries power to improve the customer-driven services and for evolving a library 2.0 environment. This book is the compilation of 22 different articles that deals with the new trends and issues of application of technology in the field of LIS. The book has come to this shape because of the contribution of several authors from different parts of the country. The book also contains some of the paper presented in SIS Conference organised by me. I am happy to acknowledge and thank Prof. N V Deshpande, Director, NIT Silchar for his cooperation, constant support and advice. I appreciate M/s S.K.Jain & Sons for bringing out this book. Finally, I wish to thank my colleagues in the institute and my family members for their support and understanding. —Dr. Kishor Chandra Satpathy
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  5. 5. v Profile of the Editor Dr. KISHOR CHANDRA SATPATHY Librarian & Coordinator, Digital Library & eth Project National Institute of Technology Silchar P.O-NIT Silchar Assam-788010, INDIA Email: kishor_satpathy@yahoo.com and ksatpathy@gmail.com Tele: +91-3842-240055 (Off) +91-9435175531 (M) Dr. Kishor Chandra Satpathy (1972) did his Post Graduation in Education and Library & Information Science from Panjab University, Chandigarh with a Diploma in Population Education from Panjab University, Chandigarh & Post Graduate Diploma in Library Automation and Networking from the University of Hyderabad. He obtained PhD Degree for the topic “Technical Education in North East India with Special Reference to Information Service: An Exploratory Study” from Assam (Central) University, Silchar. He has undergone several advance training programmes in IT, information management & related fields under SAARC-SDC & UNESCO/ Vidyanidhi fellowships. He has, to date to his credit, over Eighteen years of professional experience including teaching & research experience of several national level organization of the country. His major contributions include use of information technology in information management and use of educational technology for improving classroom teaching and learning process. At present he holds the position of Librarian and Coordinator, DL & e-learning Project National Institute of Technology (A Central Deemed University), Silchar. Dr. Satpathy has successfully implemented RFID Technology & ERMSS at NIT Silchar & IIM Indore Library. He was
  6. 6. vi instrumental for signing MOU with BARC & University of Illinois. Apart from this, currently Dr. Satpathy is coordinating two projects namely “Education to Home (eth) Project meant for IT for all & BARC-Akruti Project” meant for Technology Transfer to the rural sector. He is the Coordinator for INDOLIBNET (Indore Library Network), SICILIBNET (Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute Library Network) & worked as a consultant for revamping the public library of Indore (Govt. Ahilya Library) on behalf of Govt. of Madhya Pradesh. He has prepared a Vision Document for Govt. Ahilya Library. Currently, he is working on project of Govt. of Assam for development of Silchar Normal School Library & Museum. He is the founder core committee member of NIT Consortia & member of National Price Negotiation Committee of INDEST. Earlier he worked as Librarian, Indian Institute of Management, Indore; Panjabi University, Patiala; Centre for Environmental Education, Ahmedabad; Centre for Management Training and Research, Chandigarh. He also acted as Coordinator of Centre for Educational Technology; Coordinator, Continuing Education Cell & Programme officer, National Service Scheme, NIT, Silchar during 2001-2004 & Honorary Project Officer; State Rural Technology Promotion Council, Govt. of Assam; Coordinator, Environmental Education Resource Centre, NIT, Silchar. He has delivered lectures in several training programmes organized by UNDP, QCI, AICTE, MSME & Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Bhopal etc. He is a frequent consultant for wide range of clients and developing programmes in the area of Career Counseling, Information Management and Educational Technology. He has 30 publications to his credit. He has edited four workshop proceedings and co-edited four books published by McMillan India, Indian Society for Technical Education, Delhi, NE Books & Publisher and National Library, Kolkata. He has presented several papers in national and international conference in the country and abroad. He has visited Czech Republic, Portugal & USA for academic purpose. In December 2013, he attended “Higher Education Leadership Programme” at University of Urbana Champaign, USA. He has also attended the University of Illinois Mortenson Center Associates Program “Imagine, Question, Connect: A Professional Development Program for Library Leaders and Innovators from “May 29-June 24, 2014. He has successfully completed two major projects entitled ‘Virtual Classroom’ & ‘Digital Library’ sponsored by MHRD, Govt. of India. He has transformed the Central Library, NIT Silchar in to a “state of the art library” in the North Eastern Region. This is the first library in the entire NE Region to implement RFID & DVR Technology for Library Security purpose & to have Digital Library. He has implemented the e-learning solution in the Institute under World Bank TEQIP grant. His areas of interest are
  7. 7. vii Information Management, ICT, Digital Library, Educational Technology & Technical Education. He has coordinated several national level training programmes, workshops & seminars sponsored by CSIR, NISTAD, ICSSR, DST, SICI, NCTE, ISTE, AICTE, USEFI, Ministry of Culture, Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs & Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports etc. He is a life and executive member of several Associations/Societies such as Society of Information Science, Indian Society for Technical Institution, All India Association for Educational Research, Indian Academy for Social Sciences, Indian Library Association, Indian Association for Special Libraries & Information Centres (IASLIC), MANLIBNET and Indian Distance Education Association etc. He was an executive member of IASLIC (2005-06) & AIAER, Assam Chapter. He is an active member of “ICTD Community’ of Solution Exchange (An UN Agency). He was elected as a member, LPAC, Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute for the year 2008-09. For his outstanding contribution to the field of Library & Information Service profession, he was awarded Society for Information Science (SIS) -Young Information Scientist award for 2006 & SATKAL Young Librarian Award for 2008. Some of his work can be found at: http://whatsnextinlibraries.blogspot.in http://indest2014.blogspot.in http://iiworkshop.blogspot.in http://sis2012conference.blogspot.in http://nerlibnet.blogspot.in http://sicilibnet.blogspot.com http://iimindorelibrary.blogspot.com http://indorepubliclibrary.blogspot.com http://indolibnet.blogspot.com http://sis2008conference.blogspot.com http://122.160.76.157:8081/nitsilchar/index.jsp http://nerlibnet.blogspot.com http://www.librariesrevolution.com/emagazine
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  9. 9. ix Contents Preface.............................................................................................................iii Profile of the Editor.......................................................................................v 1. Library 2.0: Extension of Web 2.0 in the Library Perspective.......1-10 —Prabin Karkee, Sibsankar Jana & Dr. Subarna Kumar Das 2. Library 2.0: A New Concept in Modern Library............................11-15 —M.Suresh Babu & D.D. Chandran 3. Web 2.0: Building the New Library...................................................16-22 —B. Jagadish 4. Library 2.0: Beginning of a New Era.................................................23-27 —Soumi Sanyal 5. Application of Web 2.0 Technologies in Corporate Libraries: Real-Time Library Experience at TCS............................28-36 —M. Nandeesha 6. Use of Web 2.0 Technologies among Medical Students, Residents and Researchers at AIIMS: A Survey............................37-44 —Sangeeta Narang 7. Library 2.0: Preparing for Building the Libraries of Tommorow.........................................................................................45-55 —Sehnara Begum Choudhury 8. Weblogs and Digital Library World..................................................56-60 —Anil Pahurkar & Vilas Nimbhorkar 9. Cloud Computing and Future of the Libraries...............................61-67 —N. Varatha Rajan 10. Application of Cloud Computing in Libraries...............................68-72 —Satyavan Richhariya
  10. 10. x 11. Cloud Computing: A Boon for Library Services............................73-81 —Nilratan Bhattacharjee, Deepshikha Sen & Dr. Mukut Sarmah 12. Need for Incorporating Cloud Computing in the Emerging Environment of Digital Library Services: A Study........................82-97 —Maghesh Rajan M 13. A Proposed Theoretical Framework for Mobile Services Adoption in Libraries & Information Centres..............................98-121 —Kallol Das Talukdar & Sangita Das Talukdar 14. Cloud Computing: A New Paradigm for Seamless Library Service....................................................................................122-133 —Mrs. Krishnamati Singha & Mrs. Gouri Singha 15. Impact of Social Networking Site LIS Links among Library Professionals in India: A Case Study.............................134-143 —Anupama Chetia & Hemanta Gogoi 16. Digital Catalogue Search Tools (Web OPAC) for Mobile Devices...................................................................................144-151 —Dr. D. Chandran, Dr. S. Tholkappian & Dr. Kutty Kumar­ 17. Educational Blogging: A Tool for Technology Enabled Teaching, Learning and Research..................................152-159 —Sabitri Majhi & Bulu Maharana 18. Comparative Study of the Most Popular Web Based: RSS Reader/Aggregators and Bloglines Classic Vs Google Reader....................................................................................160-166 —Dr. Shymkant Deshmukh & Mr. Sandeep Bhavsar 19. Role of Librarians Relating to Use and Effectiveness of Social Networking Tools in Libraries......................................167-177 —Pritam Gurey & Avijit Chakrabarti 20. Creation and Implementation of Library Blog Portal by using WordPress for Online Information Service................178-194 —Dr. Subarna K. Das and Rajesh Das 21. Social Media Networking................................................................195-199 —Masood Raza 22. CCC Commons @ AULS: A Vision for the Assam University Library System...............................................................200-216 —Dr. Madan Singh Rana

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