Revolutionary changes are taking place with the advent of Information Technology. It is now easier and faster to search information through electronic media like Internet, CD ROM Databases, E-books, E-journals Online Journals etc. and Libraries are now acquiring, storing E-resources and making them available through portal . Portal allows user, the access of library services and resources over internet . This paper discusses the advantages and different types of portals. How to design and develop it, the content and features of portal, format for databases etc. Also discussed how the MPKV Library has developed Knowledge Portal to render value-added services to users.
Keywords: Portal, E-resources, CD ROM Databases, Internet, e-books, e-journals, CAS, Portal design and Management
: *P.A. Shinde