A Study on Innovation of Network Topology in Academic Library

S Dhanavandan, Assistant Librarian, M Tamizhchelvan
2012 International Research: Journal of Library & Information Science |   unpublished
This study evaluates the Network and topology of network the engineering libraries in Tamil Nadu. A well structured questionnaire was distributed among library professionals in engineering colleges, to evaluate infrastructures and services. The present study demonstrates and elaborates the network security aspects among engineering professionals in Tamil Nadu. Nearly 200 questionnaires were distributed among the library professionals of the engineering Colleges libraries in Tamil Nadu. Nearly
more » ... 0 responses were received. Keywords: Network, topology of network, network in libraries 1. INTRODUCTION The network is the centerpiece that link servers and end users. Without the network there is no library today. The computer world is changing daily as companies appear and disappear, new products are introduced. The networking world is very complex and evolving rapidly. The application of modern communications technology in the academic libraries are made more near to the library professionals as it gives the user some new services. Due to improved communications and networking facilities, the academic library users are much aware of online database and other information services. Information and communication technology are providing the library professional with new opportunities to improve their sources and services. The recent developments are made available to them precisely and currently in the academic libraries. Academic library and information centers with the intensive use of electronic systems and networks have traditional libraries to become modern libraries which aim to facilitate access