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Information and its Communication

R.G. Prasher (Author)
Synopsis Development of all types is dependent on right decision. Right decision in turn depends on right information at the right time. Information communication involves the determination and evaluation of the information needs of the users, their information-gathering habits, the available sources of information and what they yield, communication of information through such services as Current Awareness Services as Current Awareness Service, Selective Dissemination of Information, Translation Services, Reprographic Services, etc. there is information explosion now. The problem today is how to cope with this huge and difficult-to-control mass of information. The qualitative aspect also cannot be ignored. How to provide a right user his right information by sorting out the core-information from ever-expanding mass of chaff is another problem. The processing, retrieving, evaluating and packaging of generated information is one aspect, communication of ‘pin-pointed, exhaustive and expeditious’ information to the scientists, specialists, decision-makers and other consumers is another, and more important one. Application of information Technology in retrieving, managing and disseminating the needed information among users has also become necessary. There has been a left need for a suitable and comprehensive book on information ant its communication, covering the theoretical and practical aspects of the subject. The present book which deals with all the important facets of the subject as the contents below would show may meet the needs of information Scientists and the students of library and information science adequately.
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About the author

R.G. Prasher

Dr. R.G. Prasher is presently UGC Visiting Professor at Punjabi University Patiala. He has been the Professor & Head of Department of Library & Information Science as also Dean, Faculty of Arts at Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar (M.P.) Earlier he was the University Librarian at the Rajendra Agricultural University, Pusa and Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. An author of many books, his contribution to LIS literature is significant.

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Title Information and its Communication
Author R.G. Prasher
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2003
Edition 2nd Revised & E
Publisher Medallion Press
Language: English
isbn 8188252107
length x+283p., Tables; Figures; References; Index; 23cm.