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Authors: Sharma,Sumati, Kumar,Ashok, Singh,Mohinder,

Title: Digital reference service

Publication Full: DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology

Year: 2004 Volume: 24 Issue: 6

Start Page: 11 Other Pages: 18

Descriptors: ELECTRONIC reference services (Libraries), INFORMATION services, INFORMATION technology, INTERNET, LIBRARIES,


Digital reference is an emerging trend of traditional reference service. The paper highlights how the new face of service is evolving as a natural solution to keep pace with the multifaceted technological environment. It discusses about the basic concepts and essential elements of reference service and gives in detail the advantages, limitations and the technology base about the various established and emerging forms of digital reference. [ABSTRACT FROM AUTHOR]; Copyright of DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology is the property of Director, DESIDOC, DRDO, Publisher of DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology and its content may not be copied or emailed to multiple sites or posted to a listserv without the copyright holder's express written permission. However, users may print, download, or email articles for individual use. This abstract may be abridged. No warranty is given about the accuracy of the copy. Users should refer to the original published version of the material for the full abstract. (Copyright applies to all Abstracts.)


M3: Article; Sharma, Sumati 1; Kumar, Ashok 2; Singh, Mohinder 3; Affiliations: 1: Scientist 'D', Defence Scientific Information and Documentation Centre (DESIDOC), Metcalfe House, Delhi-110 054 2: Scientist 'E', DESIDOC, Metcalfe House, Delhi-110 054 3: Director, DESIDOC, Metcalfe House, Delhi-110 054 Source Info: Nov2004, Vol. 24 Issue 6, p11; Thesaurus Term: ELECTRONIC reference services (Libraries); Thesaurus Term: INFORMATION services; Thesaurus Term: INFORMATION technology; Thesaurus Term: INTERNET; Thesaurus Term: LIBRARIES; Number of Pages: 8p. Document Type: Article

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Issn Isbn: 9714383