Application of Google Lens to Promote Information Services beyond the Traditional Techniques



Google Lens, Housekeeping Operations, Information Services, QR Code, RFID Technology, Digital Libraries


The paper discusses the various facets of Google Lens to understand how Google Lens can replace traditional techniques of library services and to use Google Lens in the libraries and information centres for providing information to the users and even enhanced and enriched outreach services. The study has employed qualitative analysis of the literature and observation that seeks to understand the application of Google Lens for ensuring the better services to patrons and to put forward the authors perceptions based on observation and experience. The findings showed the power of Google Lens, the benefits of Google Lens over traditional procedures, the benefits of Google Lens in enhancing information services, and created awareness among information professionals and users regarding the use of Google Lens as a single search platform for the required resources. This study lays focus on certain areas where Google Lens can be used. While the scope of paper is restricted to explaining how Google Lens can promote the level of customer-oriented services for user communities, but the very advantage of this study is to express the usefulness of Google Lens for quick and accessible spread of information.

Author Biography

AMIT KUMAR, Mizoram University (A Central University)

Amit Kumar is working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Library and Information Science, Mizoram University (A Central University), Aizawl, India. He has obtained PhD from Mizoram University. Prior to join Mizoram University, he obtained MA in Pol. Sc., MLISc and M.Phil from University of Delhi. More than 35 publications are into his credit with participation in various professional programmes. Dr. Amit Kumar is the recipient of Young Professional Award 2017 by Society for Library Professionals, New Delhi; Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing for the year 2019 and 2020 by different journals. Amit Kumar has conceptualize the paper and prepared the final draft of paper.