A Review of Integrated Library Systems and Web-Scale Discovery Services in India

B. Preedip Balaji , Vinay M. S. , Anitha K. V. , Mohd Raqib Khan , Edwin E. , Shalini B. G. | 2021


This paper aims to examine integrated library systems (ILS) and web-scale discovery services (WSDS) of the National Institute of Ranking Framework’s (NIRF) top-ranked universities in India. The 200 top- ranked institutions in the NIRF rankings 2020 were chosen to evaluate their ILS-WSDS systems available through their library websites. At the core of technology adoption, for the ILS to WSDS transitions, the uptake is found to be rather slow.