Encyclopaedic Survey of Library and Information Science: Principles and Practices; 5 Volumes
Burman, Jogender Singh
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Book ID : 31283
ISBN-10 : 81-7880-244-9 / 8178802449
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Edition : (First Edition)
Language : English
1374p., Gloss., Bib., Index, 23 cm.
CONTENTS:- Vol.1: Libraries and Reference Services: 1. Libraries and reference services. 2. Digital age and electronic serials. 3. Special types of materials: selection and acquisition. 4. Reference services and instruction. 5. Search strategies for information. 6. Electronic reference services. Vol.2: Managing Libraries in Digital Era: 1. Recent advances in library management. 2. Essentials of library budgeting. 3. Practical selection process. 4. Library management and preservation. 5. Makers of information materials. 6. Major functions and guidelines. 7. Managing procurement. 8. Organization of the library. 9. Model rules for libraries. Vol.3: Computers in Libraries: 1. Introduction to information systems. 2. Library information retrieval system. 3. Libraries and online information retrieval. 4. Managing the information system. 5. Libraries: resource sharing and networking. 6. Libraries in India: networking and usage. 7. Library house-keeping operations and automation. 8. Impacts of desktop publishing in information centres and libraries. 9. Library and hardware and software. Vol.4: Recent Advances in Library Classification and Acquisition: I. Library classification: 1. Library classification: an introduction. 2. Library classification: theory and the internet. 3. Library classification schemes and user-oriented class associations. 4. Library classification schemes and internet resources. 5. Nippon Decimal Classification (NDC). 6. Automatic book classification. 7. Classification practices in India. II. Library acquisitions: 8. Acquisition under contract: copyright in library. 9. Managing and acquisition windfall. 10. Evaluation. 11. Acquisition practice in India. 12. Policies on book selection and acquisition. Vol.5: Library Cataloguing: Principles and Practices: 1. Cataloguing: principles and practices. 2. Major functions of catalogue. 3. Centralized cataloguing and processing. 4. Cataloguing codes: an introduction. 5. Business approach in cataloguing. 6. Policies on collection development. 7. Cataloguing: knowledge access management. 8. Trends in cataloguing of audiovisual materials. 9. Cataloguing of electronic serials.
Libraries have always been amongst the most important providers of information in higher educaiton. They have acted as storehouses of written or printed material, and it has been their job to collect it, preserve it, and make it accessible. These traditional media, and the role of libraries in making them available, will continue. The Present work, in five Volume, Containe judiciously selected readings derived frok various authoritative source which are all secondary, e.g. monographs abstracts, reviews, books journals and magazine, x-raying library and information science in pros and cons. The readings are highly useful and informative.