1. Introduction It is shorted as E-mail and is one of the functions of message services provided in a network system. Electronic mail usually uses to exchange messages and date files. Each user is assigned an electronic mail box. Using the appropriate command, the user can scan a list of messages in the mail box, display the contents of a particular message, send a message to another user, and so forth. To send a message, it is not necessary for the recipient to be present at the computer. The message resides in the mailbox until it is read. The sender may restrict delivery of the message to authorized readers by using password. That is the recipient must sign for the message by typing is or her identifying password. 2. Meaning of E-mail Electronic mail (also known as email or e-mail) is one of the most commonly use services on the internet, allowing people to send messages to one or more recipients. Email was invented by Ray Tomlinson in 1972. 3. Email services  Yahoo mail  Google mail  Hot mail  Rediff mail 4. Advantages of E-mail  It is quick and can be used to contact users all over the world  It is cheaper and faster than writing a letter  It is especially useful for short messages  It can be sent at any time of the day without having to worry about different global time zones  It can be sent to either one person or a group of people at the same time  E-mail are easy to use  E-mail are fast  E-mail doesn’t use paper and save the time of the librarian.

feedback and complaints  Support for learning  Support for research  Special Collections & Archives  Due date reminders sent a few days before an item is due  Overdue notices sent a day or two after an item is due  Items recalled notices when items have been recalled from you for another borrower  Items available notices when the items you have recalled are available for pick up  Fine notices when items have been overdue. Disadvantages of E-mail  Many people send unwanted emails to others  Email can’t really be used for official business documents  With systems and internet can’t send email 6.2  Can send messages across the globe  Can send message to more recipients 5. E-mail Applications in Libraries  Electronic library  Helps and contacts  Enquiry Service  Help using e-Resources  Renewing books and journals  Noise alert service  Useful contacts  Your Liaison Librarian  Surveys. lost or damaged .

It is better communication way E-mail has become so convenient and popular that it is preferred to letters or for matter even the telephone. . Conclusion E-mail is biggest Revaluation of International Communication.3 7.

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