Overview for Library and Information Studies in the Digital Age
This book is a collection of selected studies that highlight the application of information technology in the scientific management of collection, organization and dissemination of information in the various types of libraries. The significant subjects include Economics of information, information services in various types of libraries, user education, library software packages, scientific productivity studies sociology of information digital divide etc. A useful reference book for students, researchers, teachers and peer groups in the field of library and information science.
G. Devarajan (Editor)
Dr. G. Devarajan is a senior professional who has about 32 years of experience in the field of Library and Information Science. He did his M.A. (Russian Language and Literature) from the University of Kerala and M.L.I.Sc. From the University of Madras, securing First Rank with distinction. He also secured his Ph.D. In Library and Information Science from the University of Kerala. Now he is doing Post-doctoral research leading to D.Litt. in Library and Information Science in the University of Kerala. He has completed three research projects financed by the ICSSR and UGC and two research projects are in progress. Dr. Devarajan has served as the Dean, Faculty of Arts and Member of the Senate, university of Kerala. In addition to his service in various academic bodies in the University of Kerala and other universities in India, he is now serving in the various committees and commissions constituted by the Government of Kerala and other organizations in India. He is an active professional in various associations such as KLA, ILA, IATLIS, IASLIC and CITS. He has authored/edited 24books and published more than 125 research papers in the field of Library and Information Science. Presently, he is Professor & Head, Department of Library and Information Science and Director, College Development Council of Kerala, Trivandrum.