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Approaches to Modern Librarianship

Ajit Singh Siwatch (Editor) Prem Singh (Editor) Yogendra Singh (Editor) Dinesh K. Gupta (Editor) Satish Malik (Editor) Gaurish Siwatch (Editor)
Synopsis The libraries saw their advent in their present shape towards the end of 19th century. Information became capital and a saleable commodity in the 2nd half 20th century. Application of information technologies-computer, telecommunications and document reproduction- in 1960’s for a variety of purposes gave birth to information revolution. Libraries could not affo5rd to avoid the magnetic touch of these technologies. In fect, a library has one of the first few areas where the potential of information technology was successfully tested and exploited. The four walls of libraries are crumbling under the onslaught of these technologies, culminating into face-lifting of modern librarianship. The present book ‘Approaches to modern librarianship’ includes all the modern approaches which a Library at following in this IT Era.
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About the authors

Ajit Singh Siwatch

Dr. Ajit Singh Siwatch (b.12-1-1952) has obtained his M.A. (Economics), L.L.B., M. Lib & I. Sc., degrees, besides Ph.D. from the faculty of Management, M.D. university, Rohtak. He has organized several “Training Programs for Computer Application in Libraries’ and refresher Courses for Library and Information Science professionals. He has also participated in national level seminars and conferences on Library and Information Science and presented nearly two dozen research papers on modern library techniques. He is a member of the Executive council of the Indian Library Association for the last several years and a leading office bearer of Haryana University Libraries Association. He has a rich professional experience of more than 27 years. Presently he is Deputy Librarian and Incharge, Rohtak (Haryana).

Yogendra Singh

Yogendra Singh, Emeritus Professor of Sociology, Centre for the Study of Social System, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He is also its founder. He has occupied senior academic and administrative positions at various universities. He has been member of the research advisory committee of the Planning Commission and the ICSSR and also convenor of the UGC national panel on sociology. He has also been the President of Indian Sociological Society. He had lectured at several universities abroad and has done fieldwork in South Asian countries. He is the recipient of several awards for this contributions to sociology and social anthropology.

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Bibliographic information

Title Approaches to Modern Librarianship
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2006
Edition 1st ed.
Publisher Sanjay Prakashan
Language: English
isbn 8174532153
length 352p., Tables; Figures; References; Index; 23cm.