• Capacity Building

    Capacity building for library professionals

    1.1 Introduction: Capacity building includes man-machine interfaces in organizations. It enhances operating efficiency and skills of personnel, which leads to the excellence of the organization. At the same library, capacity is emphasized in community building. According to LIS, to meet the high-level needs of users, community capacity building woes huge reformation, restructuring, renovation of systems, services, information infrastructures of Library and Information centers. In accordance…

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  • Periodical

    Periodicals in College Libraries

    1.0 College libraries: Higher education is one of the complex systems of the whole process of education, which facilitates teaching, research, extension, and understanding. In academic education, college is the middle of the school and university. So College library is most important for young generations, for developing ideas. 1.1) Definitions: College: “The dictionary of education edited by C.V. Good defines the term ‘college’ as: “An…

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  • Serial Acqusition

    Serial Acquisition in Library

    “Serial acquisition and ordering is the most difficult phase of serials management. A number of channels and alternatives are found in the field. To obtain periodicals through appropriate channels is the responsibilities devolve not only on the librarian but also on those who are engaged in library management. Basically, there are six means of acquiring periodicals to libraries 1) By purchase from a local bookshop…

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  • Thesaurus : An overview

    1.0 Definition of Thesaurus: Derivationally the word thesaurus originated from the Greek language and symbolized the concept of treasury or storehouse of knowledge. The Webster’s dictionary has defined thesaurus as, ‘a useful literary collection or selection especially a book of synonyms and antonyms.’ (Webster, 1987). The Unesco has defined the thesaurus as, ‘a vocabulary of controlled indexing language formally organized so that the a priori…

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  • Knowledge Management

    Knowledge Management

    Knowledge Management The KM is a process through which knowledge creation, acquisition & sharing takes place. It is used to enhance learning and performance of an organization. Knowledge management is essential to enhance creativity and entrepreneurship building, helps in change management, and staff empowerment. With decreased product life cycles, environmental complexity and increased volatility, the need to manage knowledge is intensifying, particularly across the value…

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  • Interlibrary loan

    Interlibrary Loan Service

    Interlibrary Loan The idea is to communicate the patron of the library with a feeling that when he enters the portal of library, he is as it, entering the portals of all libraries not only of his country but also of the world at large. It is the dictate of modern librarianship that has improved access to information enhancing the libraries mission .There will always…

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  • Cooperative Collection Development and Resource Sharing in Library

    Cooperative Collection development: Cooperative collection development is the method in which two or more libraries agree to have certain areas of primary collecting responsibility and exchange such materials with one another free of cost. This involves physical access through resource sharing, bibliographic access and coordinated collection development and management. The basic objective is to reduce wasteful duplication of intellectual effort and the expenses incurred in providing…

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  • Industrial Library: An overview

    Industrial Library Introduction: A library is a collection of information resources and services, organized for use, and maintained by a public body, institution, or private individual. In the more traditional sense, it means a collection of books. People who choose not to or cannot afford to purchase an extensive collection themselves, and who require professional assistance with their research use this collection and services. However,…

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  • Public Library

    The Public Library is a social institution based on the definition of democracy. It is for the people by the people and of the people. In the words of William Ewart, Public Library is founded by the people, and is established by law and maintained at public expenses out of local rates and sometimes by State taxes. It has been rightly described by Carlyle as…

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  • Institutional Repository and Library

    Introduction: An IR refers to a group of services and technologies that offer the mediums to gather, handle, access, spread, and archive digital materials generated in an organization. Institutional Repository collects, organize, preserve and disseminate data of any organization or member organizations. While majority of the organizational repositories are located in colleges and universities, few may also be present in the governmental bureaus, museums, firms…

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