RESOURCES AND SERVICES THROUGH INTERNET
It may be stated that the Internet is a massive, searchable, dynamic widely available, distributed, multi-platform information system having a great potential of resources. The resources available on Internet are changing constantly, Therefore, any list is liable to be out of date. However, a brief review of the types of databases and services is furnished in this section to enable you to have an idle a of Internet resources and services. There are a number of different types of use of the Internet. Some of them are listed below:
The information services available at remote sites include:
A number of these services offer access to database records or documents. These documents may be divided into categories or collections on the basis of the following characteristics:
It may be mentioned here that there are a number of directories of Internet resources. One of the most valuable directories is Bulletin Board for Libraries (BUBL). BUBL is an information service designed to support Library and Information Science professionals. Among a wide range of services, it includes directories of resources, users and lists current contents of LIS journals and electronic journals and texts.