Issues and challenges of globalization and digital era of library management in India: An overview
Davender Kumar, Dr. Shailendra Bhushan Sharma
With the advent of the internet the impact of globalization has been felt in all spheres and more so in library systems. However, this has been offset by emerging challenges and issues unique to the global inequalities and socio-economic structure of the country. This article deals with the pro's and con's of globalization and digital era and the challenges they has thrown up in library management systems in University environments particularly India. Certain challenges faced in library management strategies have been highlighted and have been dealt with under the broad areas of upgrading the capabilities of libraries in tune with changing economic climate, developing strategies to achieve maximum output and outreach, reform library management education, involve library management personnel in University education systems and introduction of safety checks using an honor code system within the ambit of library management. An account of the state of the University libraries in India and problems associated with global inequalities has also been dealt with in the above context.
Davender Kumar, Dr. Shailendra Bhushan Sharma. Issues and challenges of globalization and digital era of library management in India: An overview. International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research and Development, Volume 5, Issue 2, 2018, Pages 90-93