Manual of Library and Information Services

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Bhanu Partap
2016, xvi+200pp
Rs. 1695.00

The library and information services in any institution have entered in a new phase. Libraries are facing new challenges posed by rapid changes in technology and ever changing needs of the users’ community. Information and Communication Technology has a profound impact on all spheres of activities in the libraries. The present book “Manual of Library and Information Services: Theoretical and Practical Approach” is a needful compilation of different theoretical and practical aspects of library and information services in electronic environment especially for agricultural and veterinary sciences students. It contains 12 chapters covering all related aspects and fulfills the required information. This book is eminently useful for Post Graduate and PhD. students, Teachers and Scientists in the field of agricultural and veterinary sciences. Practically, this book will be very useful in understanding how to retrieve information through the Internet or Internet based resources efficiently.

Bhanu Partap, Assistant Librarian, Nehru Library, CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India.

Chapter 1 Library and Its Services
Brief History of Library in India
Meaning of Library
Dr. Shiyali Ramamrita Ranganathan (1892-1972): Father of Library Science in India
Five Laws of Library
Importance and Utility of Libraries
Types of Libraries

Chapter 2 Role of Library in Education, Research and Technology Transfer
Library and Education
Library and Teaching
Library and Continuing Education
Libraries Inspire Education
Library and Research
Library and Technology Transfer
Librarians/Information Professionals Role in Education and Research
Different Services Rendered by An Agricultural University Library

Chapter 3 Library Classification System
Basis of Classification
Need of Library Classification
Uses of Library Classification
Sequence of Subjects
Classification Schemes
Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC)
Universal Decimal Classification (UDC)
Colon Classification (CC)

Chapter 4 Organisation of University Library
Constitution and Functions of Library Advisory Committee (LAC)

Chapter 5 Sources of Information
Kinds of Source of Information
Electronic Resources

Chapter 6 Library Cataloguing System
Definitions of Catalogue
Objectives of Catalogue
Functions of Catalogue
Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR2)
Classified Catalogue Code (CCC)
Online Public Access Catalogue (OPAC)

Chapter 7 Abstracting and Indexing Services
Purpose of Abstracting Services
Types of Abstracts
Steps for Writing Effective Abstracts
The Do’s and Don’ts for Abstractors
Biological Abstracts (Philadelphia, Biosciences Information Service, 1926, Semi-Monthly)
Chemical Abstracts (Easton, Pa., American Chemical Society, 1907, Vol. 1, Weekly)
Commonwealth Agricultural Bureaux International (CABI)
Indexing Services
Science Citation Index (SCI)

Chapter 8 CD-ROM Databases and Computerised Library Services
CABI Abstracts
Agricola Abstracts
Biological Abstracts
Food and Human Nutrition Abstracts
Indian Science Abstracts
Use of CD-ROM Databases
Computerised Services Provided by an Agricultural University Library

Chapter 9 Literature Survey and Citation Techniques
Literature Survey and its Importance
Objective of Literature Survey
Citation: A Conceptual Approach
Important Styles of Writing Citations

Chapter 10 Tracing Information from Reference Sources
Historical/Background Information
Academic Information
Organisations/Countries Information
Statistical Information
Biographical Information
Geographical Information
Bibliographical Information
Other Information Resources

Chapter 11 Internet and Search Engines
Definition of Internet
Evolution of Internet
How to Work with Internet
Internet Search Engines
Searching the Web

Chapter 12 E-Resources Access Methods
e-KrishiShiksha (e-Learning Portal on Agricultural Education)
DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals)
DOAB (Directory of Open Access Books)
Web of Science
Other Open Access Resources Available in the Field of Agricultural Sciences
Open Access Resources Available in the Field of Veterinary Sciences

Appendix I
Appendix II
Appendix III
Appendix IV