Digital or virtual libraries have brought the revolutionary changes in the entire concept of library organization, management and operations. To peep into it, library and information science professionals, need to be get ready to face the challenges emerging due to the adoption of newer technologies. In this volume an attempt has been made to synthesize all aspects of Digital Libraries and to put them in the systematic order at one place to understand the conceptual phenomena and to render the better services. The books not only deals with the theoretical aspects of Digital Libraries but there are also some case studies which show the path to go ahead. Antivirus is also an important factor in forming the Digital Library. This aspect has also been given the due importance and a complete chapter has been devoted to this aspect. Few important topics concerning to Digital Libraries covered in this volume are : Policy and Planning of Digital Libraries. Digital Libraries : An Overview of Standards, Protocols and Formats. Perspectives in Digital Libraries. Digital Libraries : Storage & Management. Digitization of Dr. Raheja Library : A case study. Digital Information and Documentation Management in Leather and Allied Subjects. Electronic Copyright. Digital Property Rights and Licensing Issues. Antivirus and Protection of Digital Libraries. The book is suppose to be useful for the practicing Librarians, Information Scientists, Teachers and Students of Library and Information Science and to those who feel concerned in modernization and digitation of library resources.
The present volume is a collection of scholarly written essays in honour of Dr. D.C. Ojha by the eminent librarians, Director, Professors, Information Scientists working in INFLIBNET, Universities including National University, DRDO, ICAR, including Agricultural Universities, CSSR, BITS and AICTE and MNIT Colleges of India. The application of Information Technology (IT) and Information Communication Technology (ICT) in libraries have brought the revolutionary changes in the entire concept of library operations, services and management. To peep into it, library and information science professionals, used to get ready to face the challenges emerging due to the adoption of newer technologies. An attempt has been made in the present volume to synthesize all aspects of IT and to put them in the systematic order at one place to understand the conceptual phenomena and to render the better and effective services to clientele. This book not only deals with the theoretical aspects about the application of IT in all types of libraries but there are also some case studies which show the path to march forward. The emergence of Internet, particularly the World Wide Web (WWW) as a new media of information delivery and digitization and virtual libraries, have been discussed, in one way or the other, in almost all chapters of the proposed book. A full chapter has been given on Cyber Crime and Indian Cyber Law. Few important topics covered in this volume are: • Information & Communication Technology (ICT) in Academic Libraries. • Marketing of e-resources. • Evaluation of Indian Library Software Packages. • Information Management in DRDO Libraries. • Digital Libraries. • Library 2.0 • RFID Ssytem for Libraries • Open Source Software for Libraries • IARI Library: A profile • Government Knowledge Centre: A Model for State Public Library. • Cyber Crime and Indian Cyber Law. The book is suppose to be useful for participating librarians, Information Scientists, Research Scholars, Teachers and students of library and information science and to those who feel concerned with modernization and digitization of library resources.
"The Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science provides an outstanding resource in 33 published volumes with 2 helpful indexes. This thorough reference set--written by 1300 eminent, international experts--offers librarians, information/computer scientists, bibliographers, documentalists, systems analysts, and students, convenient access to the techniques and tools of both library and information science. Impeccably researched, cross referenced, alphabetized by subject, and generously illustrated, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science integrates the essential theoretical and practical information accumulating in this rapidly growing field."
Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines
Effective administration of libraries is a crucial part of delivering library services to the public. To develop and implement best practices, librarians must be aware and informed of the recent advances in library administration. Library Science and Administration: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications is a comprehensive reference source for the latest scholarly material on trends, techniques, and management of libraries and examines the benefits and challenges of library administration. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as digital libraries, information sciences, and academic libraries, this multi-volume book is ideally designed for academicians, researchers, practitioners, and librarians seeking current research on library science and administration.
Chapters cover the history of librarianship, national libraries, academic libraries, public libraries, school libraries, and special libraries, as well as the state of bibliographic control and services, library education, and professional organizations in India.
The 25 contributions to this volume, largely reprinted from recent special issues of three information science journals devoted to historical topics, address an array of topics including Paul Otlet and his successors; techniques, tools, and systems; organizations and individuals; theoretical issues; and literature. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
". . . [T]he book offers a source of strategies and practical solutions to vexing and recurrent problems which readers can tailor to their individual needs. . . . It is highly recommended as an important resource that belongs in the professional collection of every small academic library." Journal of Academic Librarianship
Before today’s teachers are ready to instruct the intellectual leaders of tomorrow, they must first be trained themselves. Information and communication technology can greatly increase the effectiveness of this training and also aid teachers as they seek to bring the latest technological advancements into their own classrooms. The Handbook of Research on Enhancing Teacher Education with Advanced Instructional Technologies explains the need to bring technology to the forefront of teacher training. With an emphasis on how information and communication technology can provide richer learning outcomes, this book is an essential reference source for researchers, academics, professionals, students, and technology developers in various disciplines.
Author: Management Association, Information Resources
Publisher: IGI Global
As with any industry, the education sector goes through frequent changes due to modern technological advancements. It is every educator’s duty to keep up with these shifting requirements and alter their teaching style to best fit the needs of their classroom. Pre-Service and In-Service Teacher Education: Concepts, Methodologies, Tools, and Applications explores the current state of pre-service teacher programs as well as continuing education initiatives for in-service educators. It also emphasizes the growing role of technology in teacher skill development and training as well as key pedagogical developments and methods. Highlighting a range of topics such as teacher preparation programs, teaching standards, and fieldwork and practicum experiences, this multi-volume book is designed for pre-service teachers, teacher educators, researchers, professionals, and academics in the education field.