Implications for Library and Information Services: A Study of India’s IT Revolution and Public Policies

Ashraf , Tariq and Anand, Puja (2007) Implications for Library and Information Services: A Study of India’s IT Revolution and Public Policies. In: International Conference on Libraries, Information and Society, ICoLIS 2007, 26-27 June 2007, Petaling Jaya, Malaysia.

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Abstract

The paper describes the role of information, information technology (IT) and discusses the infrastructure, human resources, telecommunication, research and development in IT in Indian context. It highlights the features of liberalization policy of the Indian government; software policy of 1986; development in networking and growth of IT industry in the country, and documents the proliferation and focuses on the relationship among policies and outcome in terms of its impact on various fields of life specially library and information services. It describes the limitation of Indian digital revolution in reaching out to the general masses and the various factors responsible for the lopsided character of information revolution.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering, Science and Mathematics > School of Electronics and Computer Science
Depositing User: MS SITI NUR ATIKAH MOHAMAD RUSDI
Date Deposited: 16 Jul 2013 04:01
Last Modified: 16 Jul 2013 04:01
URI: http://repository.um.edu.my/id/eprint/459

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