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    Sociology Definition

    Definition of sociology according to some Sociologist are,Sociology is the scientific study of society.It is a social science which concerned with the empirical investigation and critical analysis to develop a systematic body of knowledge about human social activity. The focus of  sociology is on social structure and the influences from society, Which can affect the behaviors of the people, their experiences and the interpretations of the world around them. To study sociology is to learn…

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    Definition of Personnel Management

    Definition of Personnel Management   The staff, the books and the readers make up the fundamental trinity of a library. The success of a library largely depends upon the persons who are responsible for the effective use of a good collection of books in the hands of the readers. A library having good collections can not render best services to its readers without efficient and trained personnel. The basic aim of the library staff should…

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    Types of Knowledge

    Types of Knowledge: Philosophers typically divide knowledge into three categories: i. Personal, ii. Procedural, and iii.Propositional. It is the last of these, propositional knowledge, that primarily concerns philosophers. However, understanding the connections between the three types of knowledge can be helpful in clearly understanding what is and what is not being analyzed by the various theories of knowledge. 1. Personal Knowledge: The first type of knowledge is personal knowledge, or knowledge by acquaintance. Knowledge in this sense is…

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    Is Sociology a science?

    Sociology as a Science: Science has been defined by the Marriam web-star Dictionary as:-‘knowledge of trend through study or practice.” Using this definition sociology can be classified as a science as it is a field of study that has been developed to obtained knowledge about society and human social behaviors through the study of society and individuals within societies. Sociology is a relatively new branch of Science, at-list when compared to the hard science subject…

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    Nature of Sociology

    Nature of Sociology According to Robert Bierstedt:    Sociology is the branch of knowledge and it has its own characteristics. Sociology has different nature in society. It is different from other sciences in certain respects. The following are the main characteristics of sociology as enlisted by Robert Bierstedt in his book ” The Social Order” and they are as follows:- 1) Sociology is an independent science:- Sociology has now emerged into an independent science. It is not…

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    The Tripartite Theory of Knowledge

    The Tripartite Theory of Knowledge: There is a tradition that goes back as far as Plato that holds that three conditions must be satisfied in order for one to possess knowledge. This account, known as the tripartite theory of knowledge, analyses knowledge as justified true belief. The tripartite theory says that if you believe something, with justification, and it is true, then you know it; otherwise, you do not. 1. Belief: The first condition for knowledge,…

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  • Difference between organization, management and administration

    Difference between organization, management and administration: Organization, management and administration –these three concept are different from each other. Possible difference are given below: Organization Administration Management 1. Organization’s business is to connect works and staff of an institution 1. Administration’s work is to set/decide the aim and ethics/law of an institution 1. Management’s aim is to manage the work done by others according to specific ethics. 2. It is a component of management. 2. Composition…

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  • Functions of Librarianship

    Librarianship definition:   Librarianship has been roughly defined as the practice of collecting, Preserving and organizing graphic and printed records and making them useful. Encyclopedia of Librarianship “The collection, Preservation, Organization and use of recorded communication”. Function of Librarianship: The basic function of Librarianship may be categorized into three main groups. Acquisition. Organizing/Processing. Dissemination. 1. Acquisition: It is a process by which a library collect books with the demand of the library users. According to…

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