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The changing face of India (2): knowledge management for digital preservation

Khaiser Nikam (Reader, Department of Library Science, University of Mysore, Mysore, India)
A.C. Ganesh (Chief Web Writer, Express Network Private Limited, Express Internet Division, Chennai, India)
M. Tamizhchelvan (Librarian, The New Indian Express, Chennai, India)

Library Review

ISSN: 0024-2535

Article publication date: 1 August 2004



Previously, the authors have indicated how the use of information and communications technology in India has encouraged rural development: the promotion oft digital libraries, e‐business, e‐learning and e‐governance have been effective ways of starting to bridge the digital divide in the sub‐continent. This follow‐up paper outlines traditional collections of significant cultural material in India which, once national information technology and knowledge management strategies are fully achieved, could form part of a digitally preserved national heritage collection.



Nikam, K., Ganesh, A.C. and Tamizhchelvan, M. (2004), "The changing face of India (2): knowledge management for digital preservation", Library Review, Vol. 53 No. 6, pp. 309-312.



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