Main Article Content
Information is wealth. The modern digital technology has increased the sources of information and the breadth of audience reached, by easier and quicker methods of dissemination of information. But too much of anything is not good. The phenomenon of information overload and the physiological, cognitive, social and organizational effects of too much of information needs to be understood, for proper utilization of the data received from various sources and also to avoid the detrimental effects of excess information and misinformation. This article underlines the causes of information overload, its impact and also suggests steps to deal with information overload.