International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Library Science | India | Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018

Digital Divide in Libraries and Information Centers in India: An Overview

Ganesh Kumar Soni

Abstract: The digital divide is a hot topic in this present era. Digital divide refers to the gap between those who use to digital and information technology, and those who have not. In this article the digital divide is not considered as a global problem, but has been discussed as a challenge and it has been shown that how the digital divide has a negative impact on the educational system and libraries and information centers. And also discussed that what action had taken by the indian government to bridge the gap and what is the future planning for this. The Libraries and Information centres have a special role in providing information, to reduce the digital gap between those who have the facilities to access digital technologies and those who have not.

Keywords: Digital divide, information divide, Role of Libraries and Information centres, Bridge the digital divide, Digital divide in india

Edition: Volume 7 Issue 6, June 2018,

Pages: 430 - 433

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