CURRENT TRENDS IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

CURRENT TRENDS IN LIBRARY AND INFORMATION SCIENCE

Author: Dr. Dinesh Kumar Kaushik

Publisher: K.K. Publications

ISBN:

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 304

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Prior to 1964 information scientists entered library schools, they brought with them competencies in relation to information retrieval in subject databases, Subject bibliographic databases and citation indexes provided a major step forward in information dissemination. What is described here is a view of social fields as dynamic and changing. LIS is viewed as a field that started as a multidisciplinary field based on literature, psychology, sociology, management, computer science, etc., which is developing towards an academic discipline in its own right. As a field with its own body of interrelated concepts, techniques, journals, and professional associations, LIS is clearly a discipline. But by the nature of its subject matter and methods, LIS is just as clearly interdisciplinary, drawing on many adjacent fields. What is described here is a view of social fields as dynamic and changing. Library and information science is viewed as a field that started as a multidisciplinary field based on literature, psychology, sociology, management, computer science, etc., which is developing towards an academic discipline in its own right. The present research-oriented book entitled ‘Current Trends in Library and Information Science’ is devised with the sole intention to highlight modern libraries from different technical perspectives. As such essays of varied nature pertaining to the library and information science are compiled in this volume. The publication is meant for library professionals. Contents: • Digital Research Tools in Library • Analysis of Information Systems in Library • Trends and Issues in Information Science • Online Information Retrieval • Main Elements of Electronic Libraries • Guidelines for Software and System Selection • Libraries and the Internet • Electronic Technologies for Libraries • Resource Sharing through Internet

Global Library and Information Science

Global Library and Information Science

Author: Ismail Abdullahi

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter

ISBN: 9783598441349

Category: Social Science

Page: 592

View: 146

This book presents international librarianship and library science through insightful and well written chapters contributed by experts and scholars from six regions of the world. The role of public, academic, special, school libraries, as well as library and information science education are presented from the early development to the present time. Its lively, readable approach will help the reader to understand librarianship in Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America. Edited by Ismail Abdullahi, Professor of Global Library and Information Science, this book is a must-read by library science students and teachers, librarians, and anyone interested in Global Librarianship.

Future of Library and Information Science

Future of Library and Information Science

Author: Kishor John

Publisher:

ISBN: 8170007453

Category:

Page: 290

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Library and Information Science (LIS) is a blend of numerous subjects which includes: management, administration, information and communication technology, information science, education, preservation, archival science, and many more. This makes it difficult to keep up within a specified perimeter. Contributors to this volume have touched upon various such issues and areas through their well researched articles. The coverage of the topics included here is diverse and will add value to the knowledge bank of the readers. This book covers almost all major aspects of Library and Information Science in view of the future prospects of the subject. The range of its coverage includes: E-Literacy; Social Networks in Information Usage; Changing Role of Public Libraries in 21st Century; LIS Education; Cloud Computing; Use of Information and Reference Sources for Preparation of Competitive Exams; Future of Library and Information Science; Future Development of LIS Services in E & M Learning Technology; E-Librarianship; Role of Academic Librarian in the E-Learning Environment; IPR: National and International Provisions; Digital Era Librarians; Current Trends in Curriculum Reforms in LIS Education in India; Issues of Digitization; Status and Emerging Trends of Library and Information Science Education in India; and many other areas. The book will be highly useful for students who are keen to know about the latest trends in LIS, as well as for teachers and research scholars of LIS. [Subject: Library and Information Science]

New Trends and Challenges in Information Science and Information Seeking Behaviour

New Trends and Challenges in Information Science and Information Seeking Behaviour

Author: Octavia-Luciana Madge

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3030684652

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 170

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This book proposes a series of recent researches which introduce new topics and concepts to the field of information science. The contribution of information science to society in the context of the fourth Industrial Revolution and of the UN Agenda 2030, a new concept of disnormative information, the negative effects in information behavior, especially regarding criminal activities in Tor network and Japanese hikikomori phenomenon, fake news and hate speech from a library and information science perspective as well as gamification in libraries but also the new notion of jamography are all discussed in the book. Intended for information specialists and researchers, librarians and library and information science students, the book analyzes how people use information, which are their needs and how they satisfy them in the modern digital world. The book is also aimed as a scientific reference for the initial and continuous training of students and specialists in libraries and information services.

Library and Information Science Trends and Research

Library and Information Science Trends and Research

Author: Amanda Spink

Publisher: Emerald Group Publishing

ISBN: 9781780524702

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 356

View: 376

This book draws out and examines the trends in education and research in the field of library and information science (LIS) in the vast Asia-Oceania region. Information is an important part of the human condition and critical to the development of the Asia-Oceania region. The book is timely, therefore, as the region continues to grow and develop.

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science

Author: Allen Kent

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0824720415

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 380

View: 325

"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."

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition -

Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition -

Author: Miriam Drake

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0824720792

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 902

View: 473

A revitalized version of the popular classic, the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science, Second Edition targets new and dynamic movements in the distribution, acquisition, and development of print and online media-compiling articles from more than 450 information specialists on topics including program planning in the digital era, recruitment, information management, advances in digital technology and encoding, intellectual property, and hardware, software, database selection and design, competitive intelligence, electronic records preservation, decision support systems, ethical issues in information, online library instruction, telecommuting, and digital library projects.

Career Opportunities in Library and Information Science

Career Opportunities in Library and Information Science

Author: T. Allan Taylor

Publisher: Infobase Publishing

ISBN: 9780816075461

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 390

View: 336

Whether you're a student or a professionals ready for a career change, you'll find in this invaluable book everything you need to know to start an exciting career or alter the direction of your current career in library and/or information science. Features include a quick-reference Career Profile for each job summarizing its notable features, a Career Ladder illustrating frequent routes to and from the position described, and a comprehensive text pointing out special skills, education, training, and various associations relevant to each post. Appendixes list educational institutions, periodicals and directories, professional associations, and useful industry Web sites.

Global Library and Information Science

Global Library and Information Science

Author: Ismail Abdullahi

Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

ISBN: 9783110413168

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 729

View: 720

This 2nd edition of the highly successful Global Library and Information Science presents an up-to-date review of international librarianship and library science through insightful and well written chapters contributed by experts and scholars from all regions of the world. The role of public, academic, special, school libraries, as well as library and information science education are presented from the early development to the present time. Its lively, readable approach will help the reader to understand librarianship in Africa, Asia, Australia and New Zealand, Europe, Latin America and the Caribbean, and North America. Edited by Ismail Abdullahi, Professor of Global Library and Information Science, this book is a must-read by library science students and teachers, librarians, and anyone interested in Global Librarianship.

Research Methods in Library and Information Science, 6th Edition

Research Methods in Library and Information Science, 6th Edition

Author: Lynn Silipigni Connaway

Publisher: ABC-CLIO

ISBN: 9781440834790

Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Page: 497

View: 169

An essential resource for LIS master's and doctoral students, new LIS faculty, and academic librarians, this book provides expert guidance and practical examples based on current research about quantitative and qualitative research methods and design. Conducting research and successfully publishing the findings is a goal of many professionals and students in library and information science (LIS). Using the best methodology maximizes the likelihood of a successful outcome. This outstanding book broadly covers the principles, data collection techniques, and analyses of quantitative and qualitative methods as well as the advantages and limitations of each method to research design. It addresses these research methods and design by discussing the scientific method, sampling techniques, validity, reliability, and ethical concerns along with additional topics such as experimental research design, ethnographic methods, and usability testing. The book presents comprehensive information in a logical, easy-to-follow format, covering topics such as research strategies for library and information science doctoral students; planning for research; defining the problem, forming a theory, and testing the theory; the scientific method of inquiry and data collection techniques; survey research methods and questionnaires; analyzing quantitative data; interview-based research; writing research proposals; and even time management skills. LIS students and professionals can consult the text for instruction on conducting research using this array of tools as well as for guidance in critically reading and evaluating research publications, proposals, and reports. The explanations and current research examples supplied by discipline experts offer advice and strategies for completing research projects, dissertations, and theses as well as for writing grants, overcoming writer's block, collaborating with colleagues, and working with outside consultants. The answer to nearly any question posed by novice researchers is provided in this book. Now in its sixth edition, the book provides new and updated content that is even more comprehensive than before and contains added sections featuring the voices of prominent LIS scholars, researchers, and editors "Voices of the Experts" text boxes provide researchers' advice on specific methods and identify what was most important or most valuable about using a particular method and software for analysis—e.g., NVivo, SurveyMonkey, and log capture Written by coauthors with extensive expertise in research design, securing grant funding, and using the latest technology and data analysis software