• Definition of Library Management

    Definition of Management: Management means “The process to manage, the concept of management had been an old one which changes from time to time and reached the modern age of Scientific Management. Management may be briefly termed as a process of things done through man and material. It, now-a-days, is a specialized job and is not within the reach of the common man. It needs proper training and experience, and it has a scientific character.…

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    Non-Book library materials and their selection policy

    Non-Book materials and their selection policy: Libraries play a vital role to provide information to the users. Thus the libraries need some reading materials such as books, periodicals, journals, magazines, dictionaries, CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, microfiche’s and so on. Non-Book Library Materials Definition: There are many reading materials available in a library or in an information center. These can be figured as: Non book materials are those printed and non items of knowledge excluding books. In the…

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    Periodicals and it’s selection policy in Library

    Periodicals: A periodical is a publication with distinctive title which appears at regular intervals. It contains articles by several contributors. periodicals provide continuous and latest information on particular topics. Periodicals are only sources of current materials that can not be often count in any other printed materials. Usefulness of Periodicals in Library: Periodicals are very useful library materials. the usefulness of it is illustrated here: Periodicals provide contemporary information on events, topics and matters of…

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    Newspaper and it’s selection policy in Library

    Newspaper definition: A Newspaper is a regular scheduled publication, containing news, information and advertising etc. Newspaper publishes a wide variety of materials, including political events, crime news, business, entertainment, society and culture, sports, food, review technology news and so on. Typically, a newspaper meets four criteria: Publicity: It’s contents are reasonably accessible to the public. Periodicity: It is published at regular intervals. Up-to-date: It’s information are up-to-date. Universality: It covers a wide range of topics.…

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    Films and their selection policy in library

    Films definition: Generally a film is considered as a living form of book. It is possible to disseminate the information very quickly (from a film) with the help of film. The most common format is 16mm and  35mm. A film may be divided as: Instructional/Educational film Informational film Interpretative film Documentary film Historical film Recreational film Travel film Usefulness of film in Library: It is very useful and valuable materials in a library. It is…

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    Micro-form and its selection policy in Library

    Micro-form definition: Microforms are tremendous invention of modern technology. It is generic term that includes all form of materials photographed and reduced in size. It is a miniature creation that is reduced printed matter to small size on film which is also very small in size. Usefulness of Micro-form in Library:  Microform copies can easily be made. They can save storage space. Binding may not be seemed as problem. It is less expensive than book.…

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    Bibliographic service in Bangladesh

    Present condition of Bibliographic service in Bangladesh A bibliographic service is define “as the complex of facilities, procedures and devices by which a bibliography may be supplied at a stated time, to fill a distinctive need.” Bangladesh is a developing country. It’s socio-economic progress fundamentally depends on effective use of national resources by systematic research. For this, correct information are essential. For correct information, sound and available bibliographical service is need. But there has no…

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    Problems of Bibliographic services in Bangladesh.

    Problems of Bibliographic services in Bangladesh: The following are the factors which bring forth many problems for building up efficient bibliographic service in Bangladesh: Lack of trained persons and training facilities. Policy makers, administrators consultant dose not understand the importance of bibliographies. Lack of fund (finance). Insufficient number of library, bibliography and documentation center. Inadequacy of related materials like books, periodicals and other audio visual materials. Minimum status of the service holder in the profession.…

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    Recommendations for Bibliographic Services Developments in Bangladesh/ India

    The following recommendations are suggested for equipment of better bibliographical services in Bangladesh. The national bibliographic agency’s to accept the responsibility for making definite bibliographic record of their own publications. In accordance with agreed internal standard. In Bangladesh the book trade is not well-organized and advanced book trade in Bangladesh would help in profession. There should be a well organized national bibliographic center within the Bangladesh national Library. Trained manpower and education for Bibliographers nead…

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    Current Awareness Service

    Current Awareness Service (CAS):  What is Current Awareness Service? Dissemination of information that will keep it users well-informed and up-to-date in their fields of basic interest as well as in related subjects is called Current Awareness Service. It is a system of getting knowledge on recent development, and especially those developments which relate to the special interest of the individual. CAS is a device of the information system through which the users of information can…

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