Library

  • Library Science
    Culture education and public library

    Role of Public Library in Educational & cultural development of a nation

    Role of Public Library in cultural development of a nation: Culture is a peculiar term to define. It is easily understood but difficult to perceive. Culture is the essence of knowledge and education. This is got from information. Public Library is a source of such information for the cultural changes of a Nation. The cultural growth can be initiated by the Public Library as follows;…

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    Social Development

    Role of public library in the social development of a nation

    The paintings, sculpture and other arts provided a first high way of communications in constructing the idea in its original form. But with the provision of books whether be it palm leaf swan together, the papyrus of sheepskin scroll or printed pages bound between covers, the book has given a permanent, easily accessible record of thought. What is more, it is compact and thus easy…

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    Public library for the success of democracy

    Public library plays a vital role in the success of democracy. There are many similarities in the definitions, objectives, and functions of a public library with democracy. They are interdependent with each other. The term democracy derives from the Greek words Demos the people and Krotos power. “It is a government by the people; also a community so governed.” forms of government in general and…

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    Role of Library on Women Empowerment

    Library and Women: Public library may be transformed as a community centre with all types of services the society demands. Since these are the centre where the public can have easy access the facilities can be made available through Government funding. Libraries provide various kinds of information sources and services to enhance women. Libraries also play a vital role in decision making process by enriching…

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    Public Library: Functions and Objectives

    Public Library: Public Library is defined as a library which is accessible to the public and generally funded from public source and may be operated by civil servant (Anil Kumar Dhiman and Yasoda Rani, 2011). Public library, as its name suggests, it is for the people, by the people and of the people. It exists from civilization of mankind and act as the important custodian…

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  • Law Librarianship

    Introduction: The law libraries are considered as “the laboratories of the university to the chemists and the physicists, the museum of natural history to the zoologists, the botanical garden to the botanists” quoted Professor C. C. Langdell, the then Dean of Harvard Law School in 1886 while addressing the Harvard Law Association on the occasion of 250th anniversary Harvard College. (Danner R. A., 2015). The…

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  • Manuscript Library

    Introduction: A Library is more than a collection of documents. Libraries have used different methods for procurement, arrangement and maintenance in preserving the housed information materials for posterity. Library is a reservoir of collective human spirit through which we preserve and perpetuate the dreams and achievements of humanity and thus help preserve World heritage documented in various types of manuscripts. The existence of manuscripts is…

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  • Industrial Library: An overview

    Industrial Library Introduction: A library is a collection of information resources and services, organized for use, and maintained by a public body, institution, or private individual. In the more traditional sense, it means a collection of books. People who choose not to or cannot afford to purchase an extensive collection themselves, and who require professional assistance with their research use this collection and services. However,…

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  • Public Library

    The Public Library is a social institution based on the definition of democracy. It is for the people by the people and of the people. In the words of William Ewart, Public Library is founded by the people, and is established by law and maintained at public expenses out of local rates and sometimes by State taxes. It has been rightly described by Carlyle as…

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  • About College Library

    College Library: A college is considered as an academic institution of higher learning offering three-year degree courses. In colleges library occupies a prominent position and it is an important and integral part of the teaching programme. It is not merely a depository of books, but an active workshop instrument in the production of or original thinking. The aim of college education and college libraries in…

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