The Institute has become a member of University, IIT, MHRD & other Major library Network through the connectivity of DELNET Library facility. Further the institute library has access to 47 IEEE Electronic Journals through Internet and approx. 1050 CDs on various topics are available in the library for self learning.
- No physical boundary – The user of a digital library need not to go to the library physically; people from all over the world can gain access to the same information, as long as an Internet connection is available.
- Round the clock availability – A major advantage of digital libraries is that people can gain access 24*7 to the information.
- Multiple Access – The same resources can be used simultaneously by a number of users.
- Information Retrieval – The user is able to use any search term (Word, Phrase, Title, Name, and Subject) to search the entire collection. Digital libraries can provide very user-friendly interfaces, giving click able access to its resources.
- Preservation and Conservation – Digitization is not a long-term preservation solution for physical collections, but does succeed in providing access copies for materials that would otherwise fall to degradation from repeated use. Digitized collections and born-digital objects pose many preservation and conservation concerns that analog materials do not. Please see the following “Problems” section of this page for examples.
- Space – Whereas traditional libraries are limited by storage space, digital libraries have the potential to store much more information; simply because digital information requires very little physical space to contain them and media storage technologies are more affordable than ever before.
- Added value – Certain characteristics of objects, primarily the quality of images, may be improved. Digitization can enhance legibility and remove visible flaws such as stains and discoloration.
- Easily accessible.
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