Description : This illustrated multi-volume dictionary includes not only the terminology of the various specialisations within library science and information studies, but also the vocabulary of publishing, printing, binding, book trade, graphic arts, book history, literature, bibliography, telecommunications and computer science. The work is written in a lucid style and readable manner. The work is divided into three volumes. This work is designed to be comprehensive reference resource for library and information science, professionals, university students and faculties and all types of libraries. This set is exhaustively prepared to serve the desired needs of all associated to the field.
Description : A revitalized version of the popular classic, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition targets new and dynamic movements in the distribution, acquisition, and development of print and online media-compiling articles from more than 450 information specialists on topics including program planning in the digital era, recruitment, information management, advances in digital technology and encoding, intellectual property, and hardware, software, database selection and design, competitive intelligence, electronic records preservation, decision support systems, ethical issues in information, online library instruction, telecommuting, and digital library projects.
Description : Chapters cover the history of librarianship, national libraries, academic libraries, public libraries, school libraries, and special libraries, as well as the state of bibliographic control and services, library education, and professional organizations in India.
Description : This book presents international librarianship and library science through insightful and well written chapters contributed by experts and scholars from six regions of the world. The role of public, academic, special, school libraries, as well as library and information science education are presented from the early development to the present time. Its lively, readable approach will help the reader to understand librarianship in Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America. Edited by Ismail Abdullahi, Professor of Global Library and Information Science, this book is a must-read by library science students and teachers, librarians, and anyone interested in Global Librarianship.
Description : This work records the accomplishments of the leaders of library science with 51 thoroughly researched biographies of individuals whose contributions have profoundly influenced the profession's history. The biographical sketches, ranging in length from 1,400 to 4,000 words, were researched, written, and reviewed by noted authorities in the library and information science community.
Description : An annotated bibliography listing general reference works as well as those on social sciences, humanities, and science and technology