Perpetuation And Maintenance Of Reading

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PERPETUATION AND MAINTENANCE OF READING THINKS AND OTHER ARTICLES IN LIBRARY: AN OVERVIEW

Abstract: In this digital library environment, the traditional library system and services are being replaced by new techniques such as library automation, collection development of e-resources and networking of libraries. There has been tremendous change in the information world. Everyone has to adopt these changes such as printed to digital form. A perpetuation is a set of procedures, activities and preserves all the documents long term, preserving their content. This paper provides an overview of the major perpetuation activities, definition, concept, process and types of media for perpetuation. This paper also presents the perpetuation standards of library materials.

Keywords: Perpetuation, Maintenance, Digital format, perpetuation standards.

Introduction:

The library houses the document by considering the long-term perpetuation of the items while still allowing the end user to access the material easily. But all library collections experience damage from use and decay from aging. So there is a need of perpetuation and maintenance of library materials. Libraries have always been places where information resources were collected, organized and perpetuated for the use of future generations. However, application of computers has drastically changed the work culture of libraries. Now in the changing environment, the volume of information rapidly increasing and users’…
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