ISBN 9789331317698,Library and Society

Library and Society



Aph Publishing Corporation

Publication Year 2012

ISBN 9789331317698

ISBN-10 9331317697


Language (English)

Literature fiction

This book, Library and Society deals with introduction to traditional functions of libraries, the elements and dimensions of library in modern society, and the history and typology of libraries with focus on documentation science. An introductory overview of networking and usage in Indian libraries, especially by CD-ROM network, is also given. This book attempts firstly towards understanding the resource sharing in libraries and networking and secondly towards understanding major problems of public library development. An overview of library administration and management, its main functions and other elements and steps invloved are given. This book also attempts towards understanding major elements and steps in school libraries, elements and steps in school libraries, college and administrative staff libraries. Focus also lies on related problems and challenges. About the Author Purushottam Tiwari, a well-known library and information scientist, is working as a professor of library and information science since 2000. His teaching areas cover Information Science; Library Automation, Electronic Management and Copyright Issues. His research interests are based around Knowledge Management, Citation Studies, Electronic Publishing and Electronic Libraries. He has been a member in the editorial board of many scholarly publications. He also serves as a consultant of commercial organizattions, database producers, academic institutions, database producers, academic institutions, libraries and government departments on market research, national information policies, business development, copyright, licences, data protection and database design.

Table of Contents:
Table of Contents Preface Traditional Functions of Libraries Elements and Dimensions of Library in Modern Society History and Typology of Libraries with Focus on Documentation Science School, College and Administrative Staff Libraries Overview of Library