Libraries at University of Nebraska-Lincoln


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In todays’ world, library and information services delivery are being transformed from their manual operations to new ways using technology. The study identified the paradigm shift in libraries and information services as a direct consequence of innovation technologies. The key concepts in the study are discussed. The new technology and communication tools are employed in rendering services to the patrons through appropriate channels for access to information with cluster of technologies referred to as the internet. Information technology has brought in sweeping changes in the way libraries function. Libraries need to access, evaluate, and measure the impact of information technology on them. Such effort will equip them with knowledge of turning IT into a boom for improving their services. The continuous shift in libraries from manual approach brought about positive impact over library and information services. The challenges following this development are highlighted and recommendations are made.