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|Title:||IMPACT OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (REPROGRAPHY) ON BIOMEDICAL INFORMATION CENTRES AND LIBRARIES (ICLs) IN INDIA : A CRITICAL EVALUATION|
|Authors:||Singh, Surya Nath|
Garg, B. S.
|Abstract:||Provides an overview of reprography as an inseparable part of information centres and libraries. Study gives a brief historical development of reprography and its impact on document delivery services. Questionnaire method using field stratified sample survey has been selected as main instrument for collection of data. The study shows that there is increase in availability and use of photocopying facilities in biomedical ICLs in India. The use and awareness during above periods, including the impact and gradation as indicated by the respondent ICLs have been highlighted.Present survey summarises that most of the biomedical ICLs have photocopying facilities and is an inseparable part of ICL service. It is suggested that that while selecting a copier, its reliability, high productivity, user friendliness of products and after sale services are to be taken into consideration depending upon work load, colour photocopying, stapling and sorting facilities requirement.|
|Appears in Collections:||ALIS Vol.49(3) [September 2002]|
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