Electronic information resources for teachers and students

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Electronic Information Resources for Teachers and Students

Electronic Information Resources for Teachers and StudentsByVasantha Raju N.LibrarianGovt. First Grade College-Periyapatnavasanthrz@gmail.com

Paper Presented at the Sri.D.Devaraj Urs Govt. First Grade College, Hunsuru on 02 April 2016

Presentation LayoutWhat is E-Resources?Why e-resources are important?Various types of e-resources How do we evaluate e-resources and why?Online sources in Kannada Do we still need libraries?

What is E-Resources?Electronic resources is nothing but which can be accessed by computerin particular, via email, CD-ROM, or more commonly, via the World Wide Web.

Libraries are increasingly making this type of resource available to their users, through purchase, subscription, or by making their users aware of the many electronic resources that can be accessed free of charge.

Why e-resources are important?

Currency

Rapid updating of information

Print Materials Are Limited and Exclusive in Use

Restricted access/ Replicated innumerable timeselectronic documents are not exhausted by use.

Convenience

Remote Access (independent of location)Facilitate cross searchingNo time constraints (faster in accessing and disseminating information)

Source: Wu, Michelle M. (2005). Why print and electronic resources are essential to the academic law library. Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works.Retrieved from http://scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/facpub/783

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Why e-resources are important?Portability

Easily transportable (e-book readers)

Relational MobilityCan link to other databases or e-resources

User expectations Adaptations of technology

Lower costs of contents

Accurate Use Assessment

Source: Wu, Michelle M. (2005). Why print and electronic resources are essential to the academic law library. Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works.Retrieved from http://scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/facpub/783

Various types of e-resourcesE-booksE-JournalsOnline Bibliographic/Citation Indexing DatabasesE-Thesis and Dissertations (ETDs)Online Encyclopedias/Dictionaries E-newspapers/magazinesSubject gateways/Guidescentral/Institutional digital repositories (Open access contents )

Various types of e-resources

E-Books

Adigitalversion of a traditionalprintbookdesigned to be read on apersonal computerore-book reader

Various types of e-resources ContiE-Journals

Adigitalversion of aprintjournal, or a journal-like electronicpublicationwith no print counterpart made available via theWeb,e-mail, or other means ofInternetaccess.

Online Bibliographic/Full-text databases/Citation Databases

Abibliographic databaseis adatabaseofbibliographicrecords, an organized digital collection of references to published literature, including journal and newspaper articles, conference proceedings, reports, government and legal publications, patents, books, etc.

Various types of e-resources Conti

Citation Indexing Databases

A Citation Index is a reference tool that presents bibliographic data on published journal articles. What distinguishes it from other indexes is that it includes all the cited references (footnotes or bibliographies) published with each article it covers.

Various types of e-resources Conti

E-Thesis and Dissertations (ETDs)

Electronic theses and dissertations, or ETDs, are defined as those theses and dissertations submitted, archived, or accessed primarily in electronic formats. That includes traditional word-processed (or typewritten and scanned) documents made available in Print Document Format (PDF), as well as less-traditional hypertext and multimedia formats published electronically on CD-ROM or on the World Wide Web

Various types of e-resources Conti

Subject gateways/Guides/Online web Directories(Internet gateways)

Subject guides are lists of resources created by librarians to assist students with their research needs. These list of resources may include topics including but not limited to books, journals, databases, websites, as well as any other topics the librarian feels would assist students with their research.

Various types of e-resources Conti

Open Access Repositories (Central/Institutional digital repositories)

Institutional repositories are digital collections of the outputs created within a university or research institution.

Open Access repositories may be institutionally-based,enhancing the visibility and impactof the institution, or they may be centralised, subject-based collections like the economics repositoryRePEc(Research Papers in Economics) or the physics repository,arXiv. Various types of e-resources Conti

How do we evaluate e-resources and why?

Authority of the informationWho is the author or creator of the contentWhat are his/her credentialsProfessional affiliations Accuracy/Quality of the informationIs information provided very specific?High quality writing (Error free content)Can factual information be verified through references to other credible sources?

Objectivity of the informationIs the purpose and intention of the site clear, including any bias or particular viewpoint? Are the purpose and scope stated?Who is the intended audience?What criteria are used for inclusion of the information?

Currency of the informationIs the information provided current?When was the page created?Are dates included for the last update or modification of the page?Are the links current and functional?

Coverage of the subjectDoes the information fully cover what we need?Consider how coverage from one source compares with coverage by other sources.

Online E-Resources Available in Kannada

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Do we still need libraries?

What OCLC Study Reveal?

How Libraries Helping American in Recession

Source: Perceptions of libraries, 2010: Context and community

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College Students Library use and value libraries Source: Perceptions of libraries, 2010: Context and community

Web Resources I have Used for Preparing this Presentations http://www.inasp.infohttp://www.opendoar.org/http://scholarship.law.georgetown.edu/facpub/783http://www.lib.uchicago.edu/e/net/types.htmlhttp://www.abc-clio.com/ODLIS/odlis_A.aspxhttp://www.library.illinois.edu/ugl/howdoi/webeval.htmlhttp://libguides.bc.edu/evaluatinghttps://www.oclc.org/content/dam/oclc/reports/2010perceptions/2010perceptions_all_singlepage.pdf

Thank You

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