New emerging and innovative technologies are playing a pivotal role in re-engineering library services. In today’s ICT era, librarians are using different technologies like computers, communication technologies, mobile applications, SMS, open content, the Internet of Things (IOT), electronic publishing, semantic web, linked data, big data, machine learning, deep learning, artificial intelligence, etc for providing library services intelligently and efficiently. All the technologies are possibly used by librarians in handling and managing information for effective use and are playing a major role in supporting library activities in 21st century especially library services. The book is very useful to students, researchers, practicing information professionals and faculty in Library and Information Science.
Dr. Sandeep Bhavsar has more than 15 years professional experience in the field of library and information science. He did B.Lib.Sc. and M.Lib.Sc from Mumbai University and PhD from North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon. Presently he is working with Welingkar Institute of Management, Mumbai as Head Learning Resource Centre. He has delivered many keynote talks and chaired the technical sessions in national and international level conferences, seminars and symposia. He has worked as a Local Advisory Committee, Editorial Member, Rapporteur and Resources Person, of various UGC Sponsored National Conference. He also worked as a Editorial Committee Members of So many Journals and Social Bodies. Ha has got awards and achievements from American Library Association FERA (Fundamental of Electronic Resources Acquisition) 2011 fellowship Grant Winner from developing countries.
Dr. Sambhaji G. Patil is a Librarian, Central Library, MET’s Institute of Engineering, Bhujbal Knowledge City, Adgaon, Nashik-3, Maharashtra, India since last 13 years. He holds M. Phil. from Madurai Kamaraj University and Ph.D. from North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon. Maharashtra. He has been a Lecturer, Research Guide and Practical/Oral External Examiner of B.Lib.Sc. and M.Lib.Sc Courses. He has been appointed as a member for the purpose of Syllabus Framing (Library Cataloguing- Theory), Paper setter and examiner in the Subject of Library and Information Science by Solapur University, Solapur and YCMOU, Nashik. He has worked as a Local Advisory Committee, Editorial Member, Rapporteur and Resources Person, of various UGC Sponsored National Conference. He was a member of the editional commitee of 3 respected International Journals & has authored 3 books.