More Details about Modern Trends In Library And Information Science

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Author(s)P K Gupta
PublisherScientific Publishers
Edition1st Edition
Publish YearJanuary 2010


The present volume is a collection of scholarly written essays in honour of Dr. D.C. Ojha by the eminent librarians, Director, Professors, Information Scientists working in INFLIBNET, Universities including National University, DRDO, ICAR, including Agricultural Universities, CSSR, BITS and AICTE and MNIT Colleges of India. The application of Information Technology (IT) and Information Communication Technology (ICT) in libraries have brought the revolutionary changes in the entire concept of library operations, services and management. To peep into it, library and information science professionals, used to get ready to face the challenges emerging due to the adoption of newer technologies. An attempt has been made in the present volume to synthesize all aspects of IT and to put them in the systematic order at one place to understand the conceptual phenomena and to render the better and effective services to clientele. This book not only deals with the theoretical aspects about the application of IT in all types of libraries but there are also some case studies which show the path to march forward. The emergence of Internet, particularly the World Wide Web (WWW) as a new media of information delivery and digitization and virtual libraries, have been discussed, in one way or the other, in almost all chapters of the proposed book. A full chapter has been given on Cyber Crime and Indian Cyber Law. Few important topics covered in this volume are: • Information & Communication Technology (ICT) in Academic Libraries. • Marketing of e-resources. • Evaluation of Indian Library Software Packages. • Information Management in DRDO Libraries. • Digital Libraries. • Library 2.0 • RFID Ssytem for Libraries • Open Source Software for Libraries • IARI Library: A profile• Government Knowledge Centre: A Model for State Public Library. • Cyber Crime and Indian Cyber Law. The book is suppose to be useful for participating librarians, Information Scientists, Research Scholars, Teachers and students of library and information science and to those who feel concerned with modernization and digitization of library resources.