Acta Scientific Computer Sciences

Review Article Volume 6 Issue 4

Digital Libraries: Enhanced Information Retrieval and Accessibility

Himanshu Kumar1, Ramveer Tanwar2 and Arvind Kumar3*

1Assistant Librarian, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
2Librarian, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India
3School of Agriculture, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India

*Corresponding Author: Arvind Kumar, School of Agriculture, Uttaranchal University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

Received: March 06, 2024; Published: March 20, 2024

Abstract

The change on name from "technological librarian" to "digital library" signifies a major advancement in the handling and accessibility of information. This essay investigates the language change and how it affects clients and library services. Digital libraries, which were first imagined as a way to enable dial-up access to digital catalogues, have evolved into dynamic platforms that deliver a vast array of digitally selected content. The phrase "digital library" has a wider definition now that technology has advanced and opinions within the information science community have shifted. The several ways that digital libraries are interpreted and how they affect collection, archiving, conservation, the classification, and user interaction are covered in this abstract. It also emphasises how much better digital libraries are than conventional CD-ROM discs, especially when it comes to accessibility and real-time upgrades. In the digital age, digital libraries are essential for democratising knowledge availability and supporting lifelong learning.

Keywords: Digital Library; Information Accessibility; Library Services; Lifelong Learning

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Citation

Citation: Arvind Kumar.,et al. “Digital Libraries: Enhanced Information Retrieval and Accessibility".Acta Scientific Computer Sciences 6.4 (2024): 06-09.

Copyright

Copyright: © 2024 Arvind Kumar.,et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.




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