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Digital Library Education: India and Abroad

Digital Library Education: India and Abroad
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Author(s): Naresh Kumar (University of Delhi, India)
Copyright: 2013
Pages: 16
Source title: Design, Development, and Management of Resources for Digital Library Services
Source Author(s)/Editor(s): Tariq Ashraf (University of Delhi, India) and Puja Anand Gulati (University of Delhi, India)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-2500-6.ch009

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Abstract

This chapter talks about the meaning of digital library and covers the various features of digital libraries. A brief overview of digital library education through various mediums like online education and formal education is given in this chapter. The chapter provides a list of Indian universities that conduct PG Diploma in digital library with its duration and admission eligibility, etc. Some of the foreign universities that provide digital library education are discussed. The whole chapter revolves around digital library education. The chapter highlights the various course curriculums adopted in Indian as well as foreign universities. A list of projects carried out in digital libraries around the globe with all details such as purpose of project, funding agency, and period of project are represented in this chapter. It also covers the latest issues and challenges in digital library education.

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