E-Publishing: Impact on Library and Information Services

Poornima, Narayana (2004) E-Publishing: Impact on Library and Information Services. In: AICTE Workshop at Don Bosco Institute of Technology, 4 Aug 2004, Bangalore, India.

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The dawn of the printing press in 1452 ushered in an era of transposing movable type to paper that continues to this day. The emergence of desktop publishing in13; the mid 1980s as a viable alternative to traditional printing techniques may have diminished demand for those methods, but it hardly hindered the cachet associated with being published. If anything, the more immediate accessibility of publishing tools fed a desire among all writers to make their ideas available to the masses. By the early 1990x2019;s however, anyone could conceivably share it with the world via the Internet, which ultimately gave countless writers-in-search-ofpublishers a forum in which to share their work with others. Known as x201C;self13; publishingx201D; the process has turned the traditional publishing paradigm on its ear. When it comes to expressing our thoughts as vividly as we can, not only do we dare to dream, we move ahead, turning our dreams into reality by combining software, text, images, video, and sound to create dynamic expressions of our13; thoughts and knowledge.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: E-Publishing;Impact;Library and Information Services
Subjects: SOCIAL AND INFORMATION SCIENCES > Documentation and Information Science
Depositing User: Mrs Neetu Chandra
Date Deposited: 15 May 2006
Last Modified: 24 May 2010 04:10
URI: http://nal-ir.nal.res.in/id/eprint/1141

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