Content Management of Library Web Portal for Academy of Maritime Education and Training

  • S. Prabakar Librarian, AMET – Deemed to be University, Kanathur, Chennai - 603 112.
  • M. Nagarajan Assistant Librarian, AMET University
Keywords: Content Management – Wordpress – Electronic resources – Web portal – Five Laws of Library Science

Abstract

            Knowledge is dynamic in growth and very difficult to be managed for a successful retrieve in the contemporary digital era without proper content management.  The resources pertaining to the much needed knowledge has to be collected in a procedural manner, catalogued and organized to a retrievable format in an intention to provide right information to the right person at the right time for the best use.  This is a challenge for the information science professionals in the modern world.  Here, a case study has been successfully conducted for the library of Academy of Maritime Education and Training in serving the knowledge through formulating the content in a single frame work of library web portal.  The developed library web portal is done through word press.  All the links of the available resources are brought into this portal for easy retrieval and the different modules of the portals are detailed in the article.  The article acts as a tool to prove the five laws of library science as an ever green proven theory.

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