Disadvantages of online library

According to the revolution in the information technology, online library, also called as digital library brings many benefits. By using the Internet, reader can search any document without going to the physical library.

Actually, we can’t refuse advantages of online library for this convenience and fast speed. But it is still confined by some disadvantages. 

1, Copyright

Because you can freely use content of one author without his permission or acknowledgement, the copy right law can’t control it on the online library

Until now, many experts have found other solutions to protect the copyright but make convenient for reader

2, High cost for the initial system

The initial infrastructure of digital library needs to invest a large budget. The cost includes in cost of hardware, software, app and marketing.

3, Band width

This factor is in configuration set up. Thanks to band width, transfer of multimedia resources is improved day by day. But it is decreasing because of exploitation

4, Efficiency

You can freely upload or download documents, so some information can be publicized without testing carefully.  By the large volume of digital library, it can make confusing for users.

5, Environment

Using over the internet, you are distributing to the environment pollution which becomes more and more dangerous.

If you go to the traditional library, it seems friendly and saving the energy for the environment. The fact that, almost people use smart phone or computer to search information instead of going to the physical library

6, Preservation

If the system has in trouble about software or hardware, immediately you can’t do anything from this system. Even all data can be inaccessible without recovery

7, Misunderstanding about role of book

Book plays an important role for our life. When you are a student until you are worker or old. Book always brings knowledge and benefit for other fields. But nowadays, someone are forgetting reading book because they only get used to finding document from the online library