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Academic Libraries

Anil K. Dhiman (Author) Suresh C. Sinha (Author)
Synopsis It is very true that libraries play an important role in development of a society. Broadly speaking, there are three types of libraries. Viz., academic libraries, special libraries and public libraries. This book entitled ‘Academic Libraries’ gives an overview on each and every aspects of working environment of an academic library. The whole work is divided into 14 chapters which covers state of art of development of different types of academic libraries, their working, administrative bodies and today’s most important aspect of library automation. This book will definitely be equally useful for the students of library and information science and those working in this profession as well.
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About the authors

Anil K. Dhiman

Dr. Anil Kumar Dhiman (born in 1965), is M.Sc., Ph. D. (Botany), M.A. (Pol. Science), B.Ed., M.L.I.Sc., PGDCA and the Ayurveda Ratan. His Doctorate work is based on the Medicinal Flora of Haridwar, which contains information on ethnomedicinal and ethnobotanical uses of the plants. Presently, he is working as Information Scientist in the library of Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar (U.A.). He has taught Botany in Botany Department, Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar (U.A.) during 1995-96 under distance education programme and also worked as Counsellor of Library Science for Haridwar Chapter of U.P. Rajrishi Open University, Allahabad for two years 2000 and 2001. Presently, he is Honorary Lecturer at Library Science Training, Roorkee and teaching Library Science to the students of Certificate Course of Library Science. He is elected Fellow of Society of Ethnobotanists, Lucknow (India) and Fellow of United Writer Association of India, and life member of several professional societies viz., Academy of Plant Sciences of India (Muzaffarnagar), Indian Botanical Society, Meerut (India), Indian Association of Special Libraries and Information Centers (Calcutta), Indian Association of Teachers of Library of Information Science, Indian Library Association, Society of Ethnobotanists, Lucknow, Uttaranchal Library Association (Dehradun) and Uttre Pradesh Library Association, (Lucknow). He has nine book to his credit; three in Botany and six in Library Science besides, about more than fifty papers in both fields of his study. He has attended various national seminars and conference and also had been the member of organizing name has been referred in various directories of national and international fames. He is also awarded with the APSI Gold Medal and Young Scientist Award 1999.

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Suresh C. Sinha

Suresh C. Sinha (born on 09.07.1937) holds the PG degree in Sociology, and M.A. (Honors) in Sociology, M.L.I.Sc. and Associateship in information science from INSDOC, Delhi. He is a retired Library Officer E-I of Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee. Earlier, he has served as Librarian at Sri Ram Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources, New Delhi during 1971-72 and at D.B.S. (PG) College, Dehradun during 1965-66. he has been abroad under deputation to the Republic of Somalia (East Africa) under ITEC Programme of Economic Division, Ministry of External Affairs as ITEC Expert to re-establish the library of National University of Somalia, Mogadishu (East Africa) from 21st July 1982 to 22nd June 1984. He is a life member of IASLIC (Calcutta), ILA (New Delhi) and UPLA (Lucknow). Sinha, has a wide experience of Research Methods, first as student and then as the working Librarian, Mr. Sinha had worked in a Research Organisation viz Central Building Research Institute, Roorkee more than 30 years and wrote 3 dissertations at M.A., (Sociology), M.Lib. Sc. and at Associateship of Information Science.

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Bibliographic information

Title Academic Libraries
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2002
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 8170003458
length xii+540p., Tables; Bibliography; 22cm.