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Library and Information Studies in Cyber Age

S.M. Dhawan (Editor)
Synopsis This Festschrift is in honour of Prof. J.L. Sardana, the legendary figure of the library profession, well known for his high scholarship and intellect, teaching and communication skills, and leadership roles. As professor and former Head of the Department of Library and Information Science, he has been friend, philosopher and guide to his students. Within the academic circles and library fraternity, he served as President Indian Library Association, 1998-2000, Vice President (1999-2001), FID, The Hague (The Netherlands). Member, Research Council (INSDOC); Chairman, National Organising Committee, 49th FID Conference and Congress hosted by INSDOC, 1998. Currently, he is member of Bureau of Indian Standards, New Delhi and also of several other committees of the Government of India. this Festschrift volume is a humble tribute in honour of Prof. Sardana. It contains 49 contributions from India and abroad. His contributions in the areas of Library and Information Science Education, Training and Research; Library Resource Development, Sharing and Access; Networking; Internet, Cyber Age and Libraries; Librarianship, Management and Status are well-known among LIS field. The Publication will of immense interest to students, practicing librarians, and teachers of Library and Information Science.
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About the author

S.M. Dhawan

Dr. S.M. Dhawan is a senior member of the library profession with 34 years of experience. Currently he is the Head, LIbrary and Information Services at the National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi. He did hsi Masters in Physics from Sardar Patel University, Vallabh Vidyanagar; Masters in Library and Information Science from State University of New York, Buffalo, USA; and Ph.D. in Library and information Science from University of Delhi. He has published research papers in national and international journals of repute such as Journal of Documentation, Scientometrics, Information Processing and Management, Current Science, and Bulletin of Information Technology. He has contributed papers at national and international conferences. He has served on the editorial board of the ILA Bulletin, and Annals of Library Science and Documentation and edited the ILA conference volume-Quest for Quality. He has been the resource person at several important programme organised by leading institutions. He has conducted research projects in scientometrics funded by NISSAT, DSIR, Delhi. He is responsible for developing NPL Website, in-house library management system, specialised databases, and web-based electronic library services on Internet. Currently, he is member of CSIR task forces for the Planning Commission Projects on CSIR Consortium for e-journals access, and National Science Digital Library.

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Title Library and Information Studies in Cyber Age
Author S.M. Dhawan
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2004
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Authors Press
Language: English
isbn 8172731760
length xlii+606p., Tables; Reference; Index; 23cm.