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An outline of Digital Knowledge Management and Information services

R. Santha kumar, C. Velmurugan


In the digital era, the application of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) plays a vital role in Library, Information and documentation knowledge resource centres and serves as a tool for knowledge management in information handling activities such as selection and acquisition, processing storage and retrieval and dissemination of information and development of information products etc. The IT revolution has affected each and every aspects of human society and has opened new opportunities and challenges for all. The development has also imposed certain responsibilities and challenges on library and information professionals. The paper discussed some challenges of digital knowledge management services and also identifies some of the issues in relation to IT based information handling services. The paper is also highlights the measures/strategies of digital knowledge management towards challenges for information services in ICT environment in library and information centres.

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