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Foundations of Library and Information Science

Shiv Ram Verma (Author)
Synopsis Foundations of Library and information Science is a comprehensive book specifically written to cover the fundaments of library and information science programmes. Designed as a highly useful teaching resource, it offers library and information science students and professionals the background and concepts they need to meet today’s and tomorrow’s challenges. Besides describing the social and historical foundations of library and information science, the book provides updated information of many important topics of Library and Information Science including the place of libraries in the information infrastructure, practice of librarianship, development of libraries, mission of libraries, issues of resource sharing and networking, growth of digital library services and the major organizational issues confronted by them. This book is an integrated treatment, intended to be read and discussed by library and information science students and professionals. It will enable the readers to gain knowledge of foundations of library and information science and the development of professional theory and practice. It will also help them to acquire a better understanding of the functions and responsibilities of libraries, current trends and challenges in their management and development.
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About the author

Shiv Ram Verma

Shive Ram Verma was born in a teacher family on April 1st 1966 in the Village Asta, district Jhansi (U.P.) He did his M.A. from Bundelkhand University, Jhansi in 1990 and M.Lib and I.Sc. from Jiwaji University Gwalior in 1992. e also passed Net (UGC) in the same year. He has worked in several responsible positions, such as, Librarian Kendriya Vidyalaya Talbehat, Lalitpur; PSS Central Institute of Vocational Education; National council of Education Research and Training, Bhopal and Deputy Librarian Bundelkhand University, Jhansi. presently he is working as the Librarian in the Bundelkhand University, Jhansi (U.P.)

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Bibliographic information

Title Foundations of Library and Information Science
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2005
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8183290418
length vii+296p., Figures; Index; 23cm.