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Basics of Information Technology for Librarians and Information Scientists (In 2 Volumes)

Anil K. Dhiman (Author)
Synopsis Though the field of Information Technology is ever-changing field and one work cannot be claimed as a complete work at a given time. But we may try to keep pace with them and certainly, there are some fundamental, which never changes. This book entitled ‘Basics of Information Technology for Librarians and Information Scientists’ is an attempt to provide basics of Information Technology to the working professionals in the library field. The book comprises of two volumes; its first volume is devoted to fundamentals of IT and second one is to IT’s applications in LIS field. First volume starts with the IT basics and gives an overview of information technology, Hardware and Software basics of computer and ends with Internet basics. The second volume describes database management, data communication and networking of computers. Various library automation fields where we can make the services and work automated have also been discussed vividly. The softwares available commercially in the market for automating of different library services are also discussed. A brief idea on latest development in library field like digital library and Barcoding concept has also been incorporated. It is hoped that this 2-volume book will serve it’s purpose and will definitely benefit the working librarians and information scientists and students of library and information science. Besides, the teachers of library science will also find this book helpful.
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About the author

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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Title Basics of Information Technology for Librarians and Information Scientists (In 2 Volumes)
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2003
Edition 1st Ed.
Language: English
length xx+644 p., Tables; Figs.