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Libraries and the Culture of Knowledge: An Indian Retrospective from Ancient to Modern Times

H.S. Chopra (Author)
Synopsis The work unfolds the development of libraries in India as well as oriental countries, significance of archives, journey from clay tablets to manuscripts on paper, role of ancient kings, Mughal rulers, British rulers, Christian missionaries, post-independence Indian Governments, lack of quality service, dissatisfaction of users, role of librarians in society, Indian information technology: hardware and software development, e-book, e-mail, CD-ROM’s DVD’s, polymedia library, digital library, virtual library, electronic document, publication medias, intranet and internet publishing on networks, publishers and on line book stores, new electronics market, internet and world wide web database producers to web interfaces, newspapers on internet, news communication scenario, electronic journals etc.
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About the author

H.S. Chopra

H.S. Chopra has a rare distinction of holding two doctoral degrees, one is History and the other in Library and Information Science. He has also contributed a number of articles to National and International journals including Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science (USA). He has already six books to his credit. Presently he is working as Head in Guru Nanak Dev University Library, Amritsar (Punjab).

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Title Libraries and the Culture of Knowledge: An Indian Retrospective from Ancient to Modern Times
Author H.S. Chopra
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2001
Edition 1st Ed.
Language: English
isbn 8173914060
length xii+160p.