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Year : 2018 | Volume: 2 | Issue: 1 | Pages: 24-27

Impact of Information and Communications Technology on Public Library System

Ellandala Shashidhar1*, R. Jagan Mythri2


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Ellandala Shashidhar*

Department of Library Sciences Osmania University

  • 1. Department of Library Sciences Osmania University
  • 2. Department of Library Sciences Osmania University

Received on: 1/6/2019

Revised on: 1/6/2019

Accepted on: 1/6/2019

Published on: 1/6/2019


This paper discusses the effectiveness of public libraries in the Information and Communications Technology (ICT) environment and to what extend that the public library users have benefited from such environment. Public libraries provide ICT applications with efficient and effective government services. This article highlights the definition, nature, goals and kinds of the public libraries apart from discussing their current situation in the ICT sector. The paper also elaborates access to information and academic resources, promotion of traditional and social activities, unauthorized self-education, advanced services, etc. that are enabled by such libraries in the current scenario.


Public library, academic resources, ICT paper discusses, Information and Communications, Technology.