Library Management

  • Library Science
    Library Professional Development

    Changing Role of Library Professionals in Digital Environment

    1.0 Introduction: The academic libraries are moving gradually towards supporting information-driven economy rather than the conveyance of ready-made answers. Information and library services should on their part to take care of the consistently developing demand for information and media educated subjects, who have the right skills required in exploring through the huge measures of both information and disinformation freely accessible to anybody with access to…

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  • General
    Social Networking

    Features and Benefits of Social Networking Sites

    Features of Social Networking Sites: The following are some of the features of SNSs in general. Hadagali and Kenchakkanavar (2015) in their paper have made an attempt to provide the exhaustive list of various features of SNSs since the features of differing from one SNSs to another in many aspects. SNSs allow users to have online profiles and invite others to be their friends. SNSs…

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  • General
    Motivation

    Motivation, Job Satisfaction and Qualitative Development of Library

    1.1 Introduction: Development of an organization largely depends on the developments of its human resource therein. Both developments are directly related to each other. Institutional development depends on infrastructure, administrative boosters, financial strength and most importantly the effective and efficient utilization of the human resources. In any organization developments of employees depends on the mandate and scope of the institution, the support from the authority…

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  • Library Services
    Library Performence

    Library performance evaluation, measurement and audit

    1. Introduction Libraries and Information Centre is a service organization, which requires constant transformation in order to exist in the fast changing world today. Presently the library professionals are very keen in assessing the library, its components, processes, services and their performance at regular intervals to make sure that the library meets its objective and satisfying their users with needed information in time. Libraries assess…

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  • 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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  • Library Science
    Process of Digital Collection Development

    Library Collection Development in Digital World

    Library Collection Development in Digital World Libraries are the storehouses of wisdom and ages which are kept in the form of recorded information or data which can be used by the present and the future generations. There were many problems with the storage of information for many decades in the form of paper or other traditional techniques but with the advent of digital storage, the…

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  • Library Science

    Brief information about library consortia

    The word ‘Consortia’ was originated from the Latin word in early 19t1 century in the sense of partnership. Oxford advanced learners dictionary describes Consortia as “a group of people, countries, companies, etc. who are working together on a particular project”. Library consortium means an association or group of libraries that agree to share their resources to satisfy the needs of the readers. The salient features…

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  • ICT and Information
    Library Collection Development

    Information Technology Application on Library Collection Development

    Information technology is of utmost importance in every sphere of life such as in insurance, Airlines, Railway, Banking etc. So, libraries were also not lying behind in this field. Earlier the print media such as books, journals, and other reading materials were available, but today University libraries are equipped with the computer, scanner, printer, compact discs, hard discs, floppy discs, barcode reader, RFID, and other…

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  • General
    Human Resource

    Human Resource Development and Library

    Human Resource Development and Manpower Planning Introduction: “Human Resource” is relatively a new concept in the field of management and organization and became popular during the early 1970’s. The term signifies the humanistic approach in solving social problems and also shows that managing people as resources rather than factors of production or simply as human beings with feeling and emotion could result better for both…

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  • Library Effectiveness

    1. Introduction: Research, for any country, play not just a key role in the development of science and technology, but also depicts the socio economic and cultural progress made. The progress so far can be attributed to various scientific and technological developments across sectors, which in turn are all fueled by diligent research carried out in laboratories and academic institutions over the years and it…

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