• General
    performence measurement

    Performance Audit in University Libraries

    According to A. N. Whitehead, ‘Universities are schools of education and schools of research’. They preserve the connection between knowledge and the zest of life uniting the young and old in the imaginative consideration of learning. The missions of the university libraries are to make its resources available and useful to the academic community and sustain and preserve a universal collection of knowledge and creativity…

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  • ICT and Information

    Advantages and Disadvantages of the Digital Library

    Advantages and disadvantages of the digital libraries are discussed below 1. Advantages of the Digital Library: A digital library is not confined to a particular location or so called building it is virtually distributed all over the world. The user can get his/ her information on his own computer screen by using the Internet. Actually it is a network of multimedia system, which provides fingertip…

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  • ICT and Information
    Digital Repository

    Digital Repository

    Introduction: We are in the age of digital environment where Information Technology (IT) has been used extensively to record, store, and disseminate the information in the digital form. The IT has almost converted the world into a global village. The revolution in the IT sector is influencing the information industry also. The Libraries are also changing to meet the demand put on it. The new…

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  • Catalogue
    Reading Room Service

    Authority control in OPAC

    Introduction: The story of catalogue and cataloguing is one of the aspects of the broad panorama of library development. Earlier, libraries concentrated their efforts on the collection and preservation of manuscripts. Later, after the invention of printing, libraries started collecting and organizing materials, which would be kept for reading, study and consultation. For easy location and consultation, librarians and libraries used some system of bibliographical…

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  • English
    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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  • Library Science

    Digital Library Services

    Digital Library Services Today we live in a world of instant global communication. Everyone is well known with the technological developments that have come with dazzling rapidity. New techniques for recording and transmitting texts, sound or visual images have proliferated. Digital technology has created prodigious capacities to store, disseminate and retrieve knowledge. This technology provides unprecedented possibilities for communication between people as well as for…

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  • Library Science
    Translation Service

    Library Translation Service

    Translation Service “Translation” means a written work expressed in a language other than the language in which it was originally composed. The purpose of translation is to make a document accessible to those who have insufficient knowledge of a language to be able to comprehend the text in its original form. One of the main characteristics of modern science is said to be its international…

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  • Library Science
    Reading Room Service

    Library reserve room service

    Reserve Room Service The reserve collection is the name given in academic libraries to the collection of books and other materials that are kept in a controlled collection and circulated for short time periods, such as a few hours or a few days. Reserve service guarantees that assigned material will be available for students to use when it is needed. Reserve rooms are also used…

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  • Library Science

    Library Circulation Service

    Circulation Service Circulation is defined by Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary as “orderly movement through a circuit.” In a library, circulation is the orderly movement in the form of a process of lending books to borrowers and then accurately re-shelving them after they have been returned so that it can be retrieved by the next user. The circulation department in a library is the department…

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