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Opportunities and Challenge for Cloud Computing in Digital Library

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Opportunities and Challenge for cloud computing in digital library

GOVIND KUMAR GAUTAM                                             AJEET KUMAR SIGH
Research Scho9Ph.D). Jiwaji Uni. M.P                       PGDLAN (std), Annamalai uni.
mr.gautamneel@rediffmail.com             ajeet_spn@yahoo.co.in

This study contains easier or preventative definition for cloud computing in library services. In this article discuss about the cloud computing impact and application in library further discuss the advantage and disadvantage of cloud computing in digital library.  

Today we are living in the age of information. Information technology play very vital role in library science. For collection, Storage, organization, processing, analysis of information. Library filed facing many challenges in the profession due to applications of information technology. New concepts are being added to ease the practices in the libraries is also accepting many new technologies in the profession as they suit the present information handling and they satisfy needs of the knowledge society. With the advent of Information technology, libraries have become automated which is the basic need towards advancement followed by networks and more effort are towards virtual libraries. The emergence of e-publications, digital libraries, internet usage, web tools applications for libraries, consortium practices leads to the further developments in library profession. The latest technology trend in library science is use of cloud computing for various purposes and for achieving economy in library functions. Since cloud computing is a new and core area the professionals should be aware of it and also the application of cloud computing in library science.

What is Cloud Computing?
A definition for cloud computing can be given as an emerging computer paradigm where data and services reside in massively scalable data centers in the cloud and can be accessed from any connected...


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