CONTENTS:- 1. Fiscal allocation in the university libraries/G. Devarajan. 2. Design and development of Indian national information system for Ayurveda/Joshi P. George. 3. National library of Bangladesh: retrospect and prospect/Nurun Nahar. 4. Industrial and technological information centres for small scale sector/V. Sivaraman. 5. Information needs and use pattern of veterinarians/Adarsh N. Gokul. 6. Reference books in Malayalam language: a bibliometric study/Padmanabhan K.K. 7. Information needs and use pattern of college teachers/Vasudevan Namboori K.R. 8. Role of libraries in societal development among rural women/Jagnayak. 9. Information needs and use pattern of pure scientists/Geetha P.
A reference book of selected studies in the new frontiers of library and information science. The subjects such as fiscal allocation, design and development of information systems in Ayurveda, veterinary science and small scale industries, user studies of college teachers, pure scientists and rural women, etc. are investigated in depth. A reference manual for researchers, teachers and students in library and information science.