Provided by: Bharathiar University
Date Added: Jun 2013
The evolution of traditional library collections to digital or virtual collections has given new dimension. The Internet, Web environment and associated sophisticated tools have given a new dynamic role to play and serve the new information based society in better ways than previously. Because of the powerful features of Web i.e. distributed, heterogeneous, collaborative, multimedia, multi-protocol, hyper media oriented architecture; World Wide Web has revolutionized the way people access information, and has opened up new possibilities in areas such as digital libraries, virtual libraries, scientific information retrieval and dissemination.