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Title: Influence of Factors in Provision of Networked Services: An Empirical Study in India
Authors: Rao, Y S
Choudhury, B K
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
Citation: Library Philosophy and Practice 2010, ISSN 1522-0222
Abstract: Today, we live in a knowledge society, and knowledge is the most democratic source of power (Toffler, 1991). It is the main characteristic of future societies (Repanovici, 2006). Knowledge has been described as a fluid combination of actual experiences, values, and practical information (Dastgerdi,2009). A knowledge society is one where knowledge is a cognitive asset and the primary source of production. Knowledge-based activities are the production, targeting, and orientation of knowledge (Reich, 1991). Education is the key for generating knowledge to sustain the social, political, and economic prosperity of a nation. Libraries have always existed at the juncture between knowledge consumption and knowledge creation (Kaser, 2009). Libraries exist to serve as many people as possible, disseminating information, preserving culture, and contributing to intellectual and social life (Iwhiwhu, 2008). Education and libraries are inseparable. They are indivisible concepts, working for kno...
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/2080/1208
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