"The volume titles `ICT Application in Academic Library Management' is focused on
how ICT can be deployed in the effective management of Libraries and Information Centres.
Drastic developments of ICT have been witnessing in all walks of life and in every field
of activities. Library and Information Centres are no exception to these revolutionary
changes. The potential opportunities of ICT should be explored and utilized in the
management of libraries especially in academic libraries to better cater to the
information needs of academic community they serve. The seventeen papers included in this
volume are in the areas of ICT such as Library Automation, Digital Library, Library
Consortia, Open Repositories and Open Publishing and Innovative Library Practices. The
papers were contributed by the friends, colleagues, students and well wishers of Dr. T. P.
O. Nasirudheen in the field of Library and Information Science."
Dr. T. P. O. Nasirudheen
The Icon of Simplicity and Dedication
Dr. T. P. O. and Me
Dr. Nasirudheen, My Beloved Colleague
List of Contributors
1. ICT and Library Automation
2. Digital Library
3. Library Consortia
4. Open Repositories and Open Publishing
5. Innovative Library Practices