Dictionary of Library and Information Science is a very informative work, which provides detailed definitions to terminology that is utilized in LIS. It has been compiled keeping in view the current needs of LIS students and practitioners. It explains the traditional concepts of LIS and also attempts to provide information about various aspects related with the subjects, mainly libraries, library schools, publishing, information databases, software packages, search engines, etc, apart from the new terminology relating to computers and the internet.
With its unusually broad scope this dictionary will be a fine addition to the suite of reference tools available to students, library professionals and laypersons. It will be highly relevant today with changes in the field brought out by the advancement in information and communication technology and its application in collection, storage, retrieving and dissemination of information.