has been established with the prime objective of promoting resource sharing among the libraries through the development
of a network of libraries. It aims to collect, store, and disseminate information besides offering computerised services to users,
to coordinate efforts for suitable collection development and also to reduce unnecessary duplication wherever possible.Presently more than 6000 libraries are members of this system.
DELNET has been actively engaged with the compilation of various Union Catalogues of the resources available in member-libraries.
It has already created the Union Catalogue of Books,Union List of Current Periodicals, Union Catalogue of Periodicals,CD-ROM Database,
Database of Indian Specialists, Database of Periodical Articles, Union List of Video Recordings, Urdu Manuscripts' Database, Database
of Theses and Dissertations, sample databases of language publications using GIST technology and several other databases. The data is
being updated in these databases and is growing rapidly. All the DELNET databases have been resident on DELSIS, an in-house software
developed on BASISPlus, an RDBMS, the product of Information Dimensions Inc. of USA which has been provided to DELNET courtesy National
Informatics Centre, New Delhi.
DELNET provides an array of facilities. DELNET'S relentless efforts in resource sharing have proved extremely effective. It has
contributed a lot towards the modernisation of libraries in India.
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