ISSN: 2249 - 0213

     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

Cybercrime in Context to Library Modernization in India: A Threat to National Development

Modernization is a continuous process of change for the better. The Cyber Age has brought about sea change in the arena of library and information science. The application of information and communication technology helps libraries to play their role as national development centre by serving their user community in better way. Indian libraries are very much dependent on web resources in order to compensate their information requirements. On the other hand, unfortunately it creates opportunity to commit crimes in this platform which is a threat to national development. In this context, the purpose of this paper is to review the current scenario of supportive issues i.e. increase of cybercrime in India and the probable attempts to prevent such crimes in library environment.

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