Innovations in information technologies have propelled us to move forward for the modernisation of the library activities and services and to share and collaborate on national and international levels so as to fulfil the diverse information needs of the users. This book is well rounded, covering today’s most popular trends and technologies with each chapter focused on a different topic. Chapters cover work areas such as internet of things in libraries, blockchain technology applications in libraries, makerspace, semantic web and libraries, podcast, vodcast, data mining, big data, and more followed by a conclusion. This book will undoubtedly be a valuable resource for students, research scholars and professionals working in the fields of library and information science, computer science, information technology, as well as other professionals who are interested about learning of innovative technologies in library and information science.
1 E-Resources : An Overview
2 Internet of Things in Libraries
3 Blockchain Technology Application in Libraries
4 Cloud Computing and Libraries
5 Big Data and Library
6 Semantic Web
10 Quick Response Codes and Libraries
11 Library 2.0
12 Institutional Repository
14 Data Warehousing
15 Data Mining
About the Author
Dr. M.P. Singh is presently working as Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science at Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University (BBAU), (A Central University) Lucknow. Dr. Singh obtained Master’s degree in Library and Information Science from University of Delhi and did Ph.D. in Library and Information Science from Bundelkhand University, Jhansi. He started his career as Librarian in ITI, Delhi and presently involved in teaching and research with more than twenty years’ experience in the profession. Eight Ph.D. Scholars have obtained their doctorate and thirty-Nine M.Phil. scholars have successfully done their dissertation work under his guidance. Dr. Singh has written four books, edited ten books, written thirteen book chapters, presented sixty papers in various national and international conferences, he has also written thirty five research papers in journals of repute at national & international levels, delivered more than twenty-five invited talks, chaired fifteen sessions at different conferences & committees, attended twenty workshops and has delivered many lectures in refresher courses. He has also attended a number of National and International Conferences and has acted as Invited Speaker, Chairperson in various technical sessions in some of these conferences. He has been on member of editorial board of some library and information science journals. He is also a Life member of ILA, IATLIS, IASLIC, SALIS and SLA-Asian Chapter.
Miss Neha Lata is pursuing Ph.D. in the Department of Library and Information Science at Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow. Miss Lata has done B.Sc. in Physics, Mathematics and Electronics from University of Lucknow, Lucknow. She has obtained Master’s and M.Phil. Degree in Library and Information Science from Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow. She has cleared National Eligibility Test (UGC-NET) twice. She has one year teaching experience as resource person and taught BLIS and MLIS students in the Department of Library and Information Science at Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University. She had published many articles in national and international journals and conferences.
Dr. Sharad Kumar Sonkar is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Library and Information Science, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow. Before joining this University, he has worked in various universities and institutions such as Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, Defence Scientific Information & Documentation Centre (DESIDOC), New Delhi; Digital Library, Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Karnataka, Bangalore and Central Library, Bundelkhand University, Jhansi. He has more than twenty years of experience in library and information science profession and is presently involved in teaching and research. He has guided four Ph.D. scholars, thirteen M.Phil. and eighty MLISc students. Dr. Sonkar has co-edited nine books, written twenty four book chapters and over one hundred and twenty research papers/articles published in peer reviewed national, international journals and conference proceedings. He has served various administrative responsibilities such as Administrative Warden, Warden and Assistant Proctor of the university. His area of specialization includes Information Technology, Management of Electronic Resources, IT applications to Library and Information Services, Digital Library and Information Retrieval System, Library Automation and Networking. He is also a Life member of ILA, IATLIS, IASLIC, etc.