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IP Indian Journal of Library Science and Information Technology

Evolving roles for electronic resources librarian in digital Era

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Author Details: Lalita Honhaga

Volume : 2

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2456-9623

Print ISSN : 2582-1555

Article First Page : 42

Article End Page : 45


Information communication technology changes the working system in every area. Library and information centers also affected with it. Introduction of web reduces the need of library because users will get information from internet at any place at any time. The paper aims to highlight the affect of internet on library usage. Concept of e-learning by born digital generation. Components of electronic resource library. Libraries help in e-learning, user’s expectation from e-resource library and at last the skills required in electronic resource librarian. Data have been gathered by reviewing the literature. After profound review of literature it is found that e-resource libraries are established but to some extent. There are difficulties for librarians to manage e-resources as they are not IT literate. So it is suggested that change in the library science syllabus is the most important thing to do. If librarians cannot IT literate they cannot manage successful electronic resource library.

Digital Library, Information Literacy, Electronic resource library, E-librarian