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In comparison to primary and secondary education, the role of academic libraries in higher education is much more important since a library is considered a prime requirement in university education. The entire academic and research process is fully dependent on the library network. To facilitate any educational program successfully, the library proves an essential part. Kothari Education Commission (1964-65) emphasized that the disregard for the library and giving it a low priority is more damaging. The academic library is the vital component that develops the teaching-learning and research activity. It serves as a key factor to accomplish the aims and objectives of higher education. The system of education has been changing rapidly in the modern world. Due to the impact of tremendous advancement in computer and communication technologies, the perception, approaches, and techniques of teaching and learning have also been altered gradually. Hence, according to the need for timely change, the entire system of education as well as academic libraries have to keep pace to fulfill the standards of quality education and achieve the projected goals. The modification in the academic world is considered essential to carry out further development of the country. With the advancement of digital technologies, the role of the library and librarian in higher education has been widely expanded since a variety of challenges have emerged.
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