Handbook of Library Services contains valuable updated reference material and information which will prove useful for library professionals and people connected with physical education. The author has incorporated all relevant circulars and notifications issued from time to time by the Central and State Governments regarding the pay scales and working of librarians and PTIs.
The book also covers Govt. orders and notifications regarding UGC pay scales for the teachers of Agricultural University, Pay Scales of Library Cadre Professionals of J.N. Vyas University, Jodhpur. To make the scope of the book quite comprehensive the author has included the rules for secretariat library service, and also the rules governing the UGC pay scales for university registrar, Dy. Registrars and Asstt. Registrars. The usefulness of the book is further enhanced by the inclusion of the Raj. Government rules for recruitment of class IV employees, 1999.
There is a separate section which deals with the reports of committees and commissions set up, from time to time, to consider the issues and problems relating to the working of the library. The author has also included the expert committee report on the working of the college library, Trivandrum and the resolutions of the seminar held at Thiruvananthapuram on fixing liability of academic librarians.
The book will also be of interest to people other than library professionals as it provides useful information for the persons working in academic institutions.