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Information Access in Libraries: Methods and Problems
Golam Heidari *
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The explosive growth of IT has paved way to unprecedented phenomenon of access to information. The current information landscape is experiencing tremendous growth in the quantity of information multiple and overlapping types and formats of information, redundancy in the information produced, and the ambiguity about the future of traditional text-based publishing. Open access for global information from a remote place is present day’s fashion or necessity. Developing countries are faced with many technological inadequacies. Libraries need to understand the dynamics of service delivery in IT driven world and need balance between print and electronic resources. In this article the authors discuss about information formats and types, methods of information access, information access process, problems of information access in developing countries. The authors also proposed an Information Access Model integrating Print and electronic resources
Keywords: Information access, Information Technology, Methods, Process, Model, Library, Problems.
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Subject: Library and Information Science
Received: 2009/07/30
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Heidari G. Information Access in Libraries: Methods and Problems. Journal of Information Processing and Management. 2006; 21 (3) :141-158
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پژوهشنامه پردازش و مدیریت اطلاعات Journal of Information processing and Management
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