Foundation of Library and Information Science

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Shriram M. Rokade
2016, xiv+232pp
Hardcover, 9789385883026
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Library and information services are key actors in providing unhindered access to essential resources for economic and cultural advance. In doing so, they contribute effectively to the development and maintenance of intellectual freedom, safeguarding democratic values and universal civil rights.

The main objective of this volume “Foundations of Library and Information Science” is to acquaint students with the basic philosophy of Library and information Science with due consideration to the above aspects, and try to painted and envisioned picture in seven units namely Library as Social Institution, Development of Libraries in India, Role of Library and Information Centers in Modern Society, Laws of Library Science, Types of Libraries, Library Development, Library Publicity.

The publication is quite useful to the students of UG, PG and Research scholars in Library and Information Science in B.Lib. and M.Lib. regular and semester pattern as per UGC course curriculum and doctoral students in all universities and also to the students of SET/NET for through pre-preparation. The edition is also immense useful to the Library professionals being a quality indicator for references.

Dr. Shriram M. Rokade, University Librarian and Head Department of Library and Information Science, Gondwana University, Gadchiroli, Maharashtra, India.

1 Library as Social Institution

The Concept of Social and Social Institution
Historical Perspectives of Libraries in India and Social Concern
Society and History of Civilization
Social Origin of Library
Need of Library as Social Institution
Organization of Library as a Social Institution
Social Function of Library
Social Responsibility of Libraries
Changing Role of Library and Information Science Centres

2 Development of Libraries in India
Concept of Libraries in India
Libraries in Ancient India
Libraries in Medieval India
Libraries in Modern India
Public Library Scenario in India
Role of Raja Rammohan Roy Library Foundation
Foundation of National Library
National Mission on Libraries (NML)

3 Role of Library and Information Centers in Modern Society
Modern Society: Definition and Meaning
Characteristics of Modern Society
Need of Modern Society
Library and Information Centers in Modern Society
Library and Education
Library and Changing Society
Expanding Role of Library in Modern Society
IFLA/UNESCO Public Library Manifesto (1994)
References

4 Laws of Library Science
Five Laws of Library Science
Implications of Five Laws in Library and Information Science
A Wider Interpretation of Five Laws
References

5 Types of Libraries
Different Types of Libraries
Academic Libraries
Special Libraries and Information Centres
Public Libraries
National Library of India: Concept, functions and Services
The Research Libraries
Mobile Libraries and Children Libraries
Government Libraries
References

6 Library Development
History of Writing
What Is Writing and Who Need It
Writing Material and Printing in India
References

7 Library Publicity
Public Relation and Publicity
Extension Activities and Outreach Services
Ways of Library Public Relation to Touch Communities
Public Relation and Academic Libraries
Library Publicity

References
Index