Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Bridging the Information Divide among Engineering College Libraries in Tamil Nadu, India: A Network Design
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The pattern of engineering education and research is changing in response to new methods, techniques, and applications of technology. Engineering colleges are in constant need of information about developments in science and technology. In today's environment, it is impossible for any library to stand alone. No library can singlehandedly obtain all the material that is needed or requested. Engineering libraries must share resources and organize cooperative services. Advances in information technology offer methods of networking and resource sharing among the geographically dispersed and remotely located library and information centres. This paper discusses ways that engineering colleges can share resources in the networked information environment, as well as proposing a network design called Tamil Nadu Engineering College Libraries Network (TECLIBNET).