Library service

  • Library Services
    Library Services for Disable People

    Library Services for Disabled Persons

    Definition of Disability: Disability means ‘incapacity to perform any activities in the usual or within the range considered normal for a human being’. A disability (or lack of a given ability, as the “dis” qualifier denotes) in humans may be physical, cognitive/mental, sensory, emotional, developmental or some combination of these. A common man can see with eyes, hear with ears, perform tasks, speak with tongue…

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  • General
    Plagiarism

    Plagiarism

    1.1 Root of the Word ‘Plagiarism’ There are multiple interpretations available on the origin of the word ‘plagiarism’. The word ‘plagiarism’ derived from the Latin word plagiarius, which means abducting, kidnapping, seducing or plundering, It also means, a kidnapper who ensnares children or slaves in a plaga (net). In the words of Fleming, “The Roman poet Martial (40-102 AD), fiercely protective of his literary creations,…

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  • 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 sites and Library Services

    Library Services through Social Networking Sites

    Providing possible Library Services through Social Networking Sites The benefits of social networking sites can be used as the best tools to provide library services to its users. But most of the users of the library are not aware of such services. The LIS Professionals can create awareness of these services to be provided to the users. The benefits of SNSs can be used to…

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  • Library Services
    LibQual+

    Application of LibQUAL+® technique in Academic Libraries

    LibQUAL+® Introduction: Academic and research libraries are currently engaging in activities to try to define new metrics that better describe their service activities. Increased pressure from funding authorities and accreditation agencies, and greater than before demands from the users of services have encouraged academic and research institutions, and thus their libraries, to move towards more outcome-based assessment instead of relying merely on input, output, or…

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  • Library Science

    Digital Library Services

    Digital Library Services Today we live in a world of instant global communication. Everyone is well known with the technological developments that have come with dazzling rapidity. New techniques for recording and transmitting texts, sound or visual images have proliferated. Digital technology has created prodigious capacities to store, disseminate and retrieve knowledge. This technology provides unprecedented possibilities for communication between people as well as for…

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  • Library Science
    Translation Service

    Library Translation Service

    Translation Service “Translation” means a written work expressed in a language other than the language in which it was originally composed. The purpose of translation is to make a document accessible to those who have insufficient knowledge of a language to be able to comprehend the text in its original form. One of the main characteristics of modern science is said to be its international…

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  • Library Science
    Reading Room Service

    Library reserve room service

    Reserve Room Service The reserve collection is the name given in academic libraries to the collection of books and other materials that are kept in a controlled collection and circulated for short time periods, such as a few hours or a few days. Reserve service guarantees that assigned material will be available for students to use when it is needed. Reserve rooms are also used…

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  • Library Science

    Library Circulation Service

    Circulation Service Circulation is defined by Webster’s Ninth New Collegiate Dictionary as “orderly movement through a circuit.” In a library, circulation is the orderly movement in the form of a process of lending books to borrowers and then accurately re-shelving them after they have been returned so that it can be retrieved by the next user. The circulation department in a library is the department…

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  • English
    Interlibrary loan

    Interlibrary Loan Service

    Interlibrary Loan The idea is to communicate the patron of the library with a feeling that when he enters the portal of library, he is as it, entering the portals of all libraries not only of his country but also of the world at large. It is the dictate of modern librarianship that has improved access to information enhancing the libraries mission .There will always…

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