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Parmar, Seema and Pateria, Rajive K (2019). ROLE OF LIBRARIES IN HIGHER EDUCATION SYSTEM IN INDIA IN 21ST CENTURY. Library Philosophy and Practice(e-Journal).
The present paper reflects the present depiction of government initiatives in the field of higher education and the role of libraries in promoting the utilization of these initiatives for teaching research and extension activities in higher educational institutions. Various movements of libraries for promoting higher education in the era of information communication technology like library networks, library consortium, library portals, digital collection development, online reference services, digital repositories, online catalogues, and information literacy programs have been described in the paper. A few major key roles played by a library as educator, as space, as a personal, as a knowledge manager etc is also explained through this article.