| || Information systems on environmentally sound and appropriate technologies |
Author :Siddappa, H.C.R.
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :19(2) ; 1999 ; pp.13-21
Abstract : This paper highlights the genesis of lnformation Systems on Environmentally Sound and Appropriate Technologies which is sponsored by Ministry of Environment & Forests, Government of india. A brief profile of Development Alternatives is given. Objectives, potential users, and using new information technologies in lnformation Systems on Environmentally Sound and Appropriate Technologies are mentioned along with the policy of colection of data and information. Brief description of each database created and periodically updated to retrieve data and information to users all over the world is given. Online access to data and information by public from all parts of the world is mentioned by briefly describing DAINET along with future plans.
Keywords : Environmental information system (ENVIS);Access technologies;Information System
| || Libraries: Perspective and prospects |
Author :Suman, Aparajita
Source: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology :26(3) ; 2006 ; pp.03-07
Abstract : The tremendous growth in the area of information technology has revolutionised the potential of information access and dissemination. lnformation professionals are now able to use more sophisticated tools to communicate with the users and fellow professionals. The development of information technology tools and their widespread use has lead to a basic question: whether information professionals are out of business, do we still need libraries and librarians.The article attempts to answer these questions.
Keywords : Information technology;Information professionals;Access technologies