ITT 2002 Cover Page
ISSN 0971-7102
Vol 21 No 3 & 4 September & December 2002

Information Today & Tomorrow
ISSN 0971-7102
Vol. 21  No. 3 & 4   September & December 2002

Table of Contents

Editorial: The curtain drops
J-Gate -- an Indian e-Journal Portal Initiative
 for International Journals

The Main Task of a Library
A Day in the Life of a Village Kiosk Operator
R U on Internet: Open Source Software for Libraries
Books and Databases

Editorial Committee 

Dr. A. Lahiri
Ms. S. Ravindran
Mr. B.G. Sunder Singh 
Ms. Kamini S. Mishra 
Mr. B.N. Sarkar 
Mr. Vimal Kumar Varun
Mr. S. Subba Rao

Editor: Prof. BK Sen
Editorial Office: 80, Shivalik Apartments, Alaknanda, New Delhi-110 019

Cover Design: Sumedha Shivnani, New Delhi.


Dr. A. Lahiri, Advisor & Scientist 'G', Department of Scientific & Industrial Research
Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110016. India
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Published by the Department of Scientific & Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India, Technology Bhawan, New Mehrauli Road, New Delhi-110 016.

INFORMATION TODAY & TOMORROW, published quarterly, is the official organ of DSIR and aims at disseminating information concerning its programmes, activities and achievements as also of the various centres functioning under DSIR. Additionally, it attempts to project major developments in the field of information science at the national and international levels.

Communications concerning this publication may be addressed to Dr. A. Lahiri. Material published in the journal can be reproduced with due acknowledgment to the source.

2002 Department of Scientific & Industrial Research, New Delhi.