• Catalogue

    Library Catalogue is a Science or Arts?

    Is Catalogue a Science or Arts? Science: Science means systematic and formulated knowledge of universe around  us. It is a mode in which all phenomena are reasoned about, rendered precise and exact. The definition of science clearly shows the basic factors of the sciences, i.e. Reason – denotes Logic. Precise – denotes Accuracy. Exact – denotes fact finding. Science involves techniques like methods of salesman…

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  • Classification

    Rules for Classing / Listing Books in a Library

    Library Classification Rules Forty year ago L. Stanley Jast asserted that “it is one thing to have a satisfactory classification and author to have a satisfactory classifier.” Although satisfactory classifiers are now available, the implications of the assertion remain. It is quite safe to say that few persons can classify in a practical manner who have not studied how to do it in relation to…

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  • English

    Digital Document Management

    Document Management in Digital form. In this section, a general discussion on document management in digital form is attempted. This may be applicable both in the case of digital libraries and digital archives as well as libraries interested in optimally managing their digital collection before rendering useful services from such collection. Some of the purposes of digital libraries that are of direct concern to document…

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  • English

    Digital Archives: Concepts, Meaning & Definition

    Digital Archives Digital has become the order of the day due to the significant advances of computer and communications technology have brought in the post Internet information age we are living. Libraries are not lagging behind other social service institutions in exploring the new technology available at any point of time to improve information organization and services. This can be amply justified by the use…

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  • ICT and Information

    Needs and purposes of Digital Archives

    Needs and purposes of Digital Archives Digitization may also be taken as a visible proposition to enhance the shelf life of printed information by preservation apart from the virtue of increased and easy access. In the digital form, since users can make any number of copies and only these copies of the materials are being used, at one point of time, there exist fair chances…

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  • ICT and Information

    Communication meaning : Definition

    What do you means by communication? Communication is a process that involves exchange of information, thoughts, ideas and emotions. Communication is a process that involves a sender who encodes and sends the message, which is then carried via the communication channel to the receiver where the receiver decodes the message, processes the information and sends an appropriate reply via the same communication channel. The term…

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  • English

    Barriers of Classroom Communication : Barriers of Communication

    Barriers of classroom communication Communication is an important part of teaching because the students have to be able to understand the message that the teacher is trying to convey. Students also have to be able to communicate effectively with each other. There are a number of factors in the classroom (and many of these factors exist in day-to-day life as well) that can act as…

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  • ICT and Information
    ICT (Information & Communication Technilogy)

    ICT: Concept and Definition

    1. Introduction: The emergence of ICT is one of the wonderful gifts of modern science and technology which has brought tremendous changes in library and information science. Application of information and communication technology (ICT) to library and information work has revolutionized the traditional concept of libraries from a “Storehouse of books to an intellectual information center” connoting the concept of an electronic library. It has…

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  • ICT and Information

    Functions and benefits of ICT based library system

    Functions and benefits of ICT based library system: Traditionally, computers in libraries have been used and in most cases are still being used to automate the following functions. Acquisition and budget; Cataloguing and short loans; Cataloguing and short loans; Circulation; Serial control (Periodicals); Provision of access to online catalogue. Since the 1950s, use of ICT in libraries has basically gone through four stages, corresponding to…

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  • English

    Components of ICT in Library

    Various ICT components in Library: ICT came about as a result of the digital convergence of computer technologies and other media communication technologies. We may categorized the components of Information Technology (IT), which are frequently used in library and information center are as follows: Computer Technology; Communication Technology; Reprographic, micrographic and printing technology. Now a brief account of these Information and Communication Technologies is discussed…

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