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    Advantages or benefits of e-resource

    Benefits or advantages of e-resources: The reasons for actually embarking on the purchasing of electronic resources are generally accepted because of the ease of usability, readability, affordability and accessibility. The following are the advantages of e-resources over the print media: a. Multi access: A networked product can provide multi access at multiple points in time (24 hours a day. 7 days a week) and to…

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    The life cycle of an e-resource

    E-resource life cycle: Librarians say that the lives of e-resources are as complicated and challenging as those of human beings: e-resources are born, and at times they also die or are reincarnated under a different name or in a different shape; they form families, and the families may unite with other families, quarrel, or split up; treaties between families are signed and can be later…

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  • ICT and Information

    The Needs and Importance of Information

    The Needs & Importance of Information: In the present day society, there is a great and urgent need for access and availability of information. The information need for the various purposes is enumerated below as: Information is an aid in decision making, policy making needed for the policy makers, decision makers, managers etc. Information will have a reinforcing/ trans forming effect on human beings on…

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    Parameters of information for education

    Parameters of information: Everything has some parameters and characteristics. In fact, the efficiency of anything depends on the evaluation, its nature, its quality, and its characteristics. Actually there is no parameters of information. William F. William has noted six parameters of information in his book, “Principles of Automated Information Retrieval” (1965). These are as follow: 1.Quality of information; 2. Content of information; 3. Structure of…

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    Nature & benefits of Information

    Nature of Information: Information is one of the best aspects of fundamentals of human life. In the present world, information is considered as the life blood of research. From the points of view, information has some basic natures which are described in below: Information as commodity: Like other commodity, information is used as commodity for the welfare of human being, e.g. for research purpose, enhancement…

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    Different types of socialization

    Question: What are the different types of socialization? Types of socialization: Ian Robertson in his book “Sociology” (1977) has mentioned four types of socialization. According to him, the socialization that a person undergoes in the course of his lifetime may be one or more of four different types: Socialization Primary socialization, Anticipatory socialization, Developmental socialization and Re-socialization. 1. Primary socialization: This is the most essential…

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  • Library Readers Service Section

    Library Readers Service.pptx Library Readers service Section: The Library reader’s services provides assistance to the library users for effective, efficient and easier access and retrieval of library materials from a library and Information center. Download this: Click this link

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    Vasrious approaches of Information

    Four approaches of information: Information is an assemble of data in a comprehensive from recorded on paper or some other medium and capable of communication. According to the needs and nature we found four approaches of information: Current approach, Everyday approach, Exhaustive approach, Catching up or Brushing approach. 1. Current approach: Every active reader has to keep himself aware of current development of his specific…

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    Difference between book evaluation and book selection for a library

    Difference between evaluation and selection: Evaluation and selection are both necessary methods to increased the library collection. Selection of right books depends upon the thorough evaluation of books. So we may regard evaluation as the micro selection. The basic purpose of selection and evaluation of books is to build up a sound and proper collection in the library. Though they are very closely related but…

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    Principles of book selection for a library

    Principles of book selection: Book selection means to select the appropriate books for a library. It is the professional apex in librarianship. Its objective is to select the right books to the right reader at the time. Some principles are followed for book selection. Such as: To study clientele and know their general characteristics, special characteristics, cultural and racial elements, their professions and their like…

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