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According to Brand (1980), academic libraries are vulnerable to security risks from the public population. Further members of the academic community, both students and faculty/staff, can pose security problems. Security issues in academic libraries are numerous. These include: the theft of library materials, the mutilation or vandalism of library materials, dealing with deranged and/or disruptive […]

According the Rangnathan, ‘Book, reader, and information’ are the basic elements of a library. Based on Ranganathan’s laws, several researchers have presented different principles and laws. For instance, “Five new laws of librarianship” by Michael Gorman (1995); “Principles of distance education” by Sanjaya Mishra (1998); “Five laws of the software library” by Mentor Cana (2003); […]

Introduction: Information is not only very essential as a resource for national development, it is also very essential for the success of libraries and information centers in India. The acquisition and application of ICT facilitates access to a wide range of information resources and databases irrespective of their geographical locations, distance impedance and time. Application […]

Marketing of Information Products and Services Introduction: The nature of the information marketplace is under continual evolution. Two of the most powerful drivers of change in ‘the new economy’, information and communication technology and the internationalization of the marketplaces, are impacting even more strongly on the marketplace for information products and services than on other […]

The concept of Web OPACs is recent origin and it is serving as a gateway to the resources not only held by the respective library but also to the holdings of other participating libraries without to local collection but going, beyond further to regional , national, international levels. It allows users to interact with documents […]

Over the past decade, ever-increasing number of libraries is in the process of abandoning the traditional card catalogue as a means of access to their collections and switching over to computer-based catalogue. This phenomenon is characterized as transition from manual methods to mechanical method in the design and development of Online Catalogues, it knows as […]

Library Automation The term “library automation” refers to the processing of certain routine functions in library with assistance of computers. Library automation is the use of automatic and semiautomatic data processing machines to perform such traditional library activities as acquisitions, cataloguing and circulation. Library automation may thus be distinguished from related fields such as information […]

The collection should be orchestrated for superlative repossession of information and materials. Cataloging and classification will mirror nationally rectified matter of forms in sync with other academic libraries. Cataloging and classification have been synthesized owing to the fact that these are twin processes that make certain systematic design of the materials in a library. Conventionally […]

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