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Organisation of Libraries and Information Centres in 21 Century

M. Bavakutty (Editor) T.K. Muhammed Salih (Editor) M.C.K. Veeran (Editor)
Synopsis The Library and Information Science profession is preparing for adapting itself to the new environment created by information technology. Advances in information technology have changed the entire gamut of Library and Information service today. However, some libraries are reluctant to face the challenges posed by the computer age. The present book ‘Organisation of Libraries and Information Centres in 21 Century has given an impetus to the library profession in India to reorganise itself to suit the requirements in the electronic era. Topics brought discussed in this book are : library legislation: its implications in the information age; copyright Act vis-?-vis modern technology practical experiences; delivery of books act and depository collection, reassessment in the present context; centralisation of services and resources; Union catalogues and their online access; networking and resource sharing in libraries and information centres; Impact of intranet and internet on the organisation of libraries and information centres.
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About the author

M. Bavakutty

Dr. M. Bavakutty, a very senior library professional in India, was formerly the University Librarian, Professor and Head of the Department of Library and Information Science, University fo Calicut and the Dean, Faculty of Humanities. He is the author of six books and more than one hundred professional research papers published in professional journals and presented in international and national seminars/conferences. He organized six national seminars/conferences, including the 42nd All India Library Conference of Indian Library Association in 1996 and several training programmes at University of Calicut. He was Library Consultant for a Japanese project on Hills Area Development.

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Title Organisation of Libraries and Information Centres in 21 Century
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition 1st Ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170003369
length xx+209p., Illustrations; 23cm