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Title      : BLI-51 Library Information and Society
Subject      : Library and Information Science
copyright © 2018   : Karnataka State Open University
Author      : KSOU
Publisher      : Karnataka State Open University
Chapters/Pages      : 16/352
Total Price      : Rs.      : 251
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Concepts of Libraries, Role of Libraries in Information Society Total views (245)  
The purpose of this unit, is to acquaint students with concepts pertaining to libraries and to provide an overview of the role of libraries in education, research and development, cultural activities.
Pages: 21
Price: Rs 0   
Laws of Library Science Total views (236)  
After reading the unit, students will be able to get acquainted with the Five Laws of Library Science and make use of the Five Laws as a set of logical principles in relation to the various activities of the libraries.
Pages: 17
Price: Rs 12.75   
Development of Libraries in U.K, U.S.A and India: A Historical Perspective Total views (231)  
In this unit, it is our effort to bring to your notice as to how the concept of library percolated in the then existing society and how the need for the library services grew during 18th and 19th centuries and more effectively in 20th century in UK, USA and India, and how various incidents-social and political situations that led to strong demand for the establishment of various kinds of libraries ......
Pages: 53
Price: Rs 39.75   
Data, Information and Knowledge: Concepts and Definitions Total views (234)  
After reading this unit, students will be able to understand the connotations of the terms Data, Information, Knowledge and Wisdom.They will also be able to distinguish between Data, Information and Knowledge.
Pages: 27
Price: Rs 20.25   
Library Legislation Total views (234)  
Just as education and public health are the responsibilities of the Governments all over the world, provision of free Library facilities is also one of their prime responsibilities. It would be an indication of lack of foresight, if Governments were to wait for demand from the public for the establishment of Libraries, for surely Libraries are an important means and valuable index of education.
Pages: 18
Price: Rs 13.5   
Library Legislation in India Total views (236)  
In this unit 10, students will be introduced to the important features of the existing acts of various states in India and the impact made by them. It begins with a chapter on the purposes of these acts and then explains the powers and function of various authorities like state library authority, local library authority, etc.
Pages: 11
Price: Rs 8.25   
National Libraries Total views (218)  
After reading this unit, students will be able to understand the concept of National library and its importance and state the functions and service of a National Library.They will also be able to understand the role of National Libraries of India and U.K.
Pages: 33
Price: Rs 24.75   
Public Libraries: Their Purposes and Functions Total views (219)  
In this unit students will be introduced to the concept of Public Libraries and the factors responsible for the evolution of public libraries as social institutions. The Public Libraries have distinct roles and functions to play in the society.
Pages: 14
Price: Rs 10.5   
Academic Libraries: Their Purpose and Functions Total views (221)  
In this unit, students will be introduced to the role, objectives, functions, and services of libraries attached to the educational institutions ranging from primary schools to universities.
Pages: 37
Price: Rs 27.75   
Special Libraries: Purposes and Functions Total views (217)  
The very word special in 'special libraries' implies that there must be something special in their users, services, collection and operation compared to other types of libraries viz., public, academic and national libraries. The classification of libraries is more of convention and convenience based, relying on operational,functional and user requirements rather than library philosophy.
Pages: 18
Price: Rs 13.5   
Library Co-operation : History and Development Total views (236)  
The process of Library cooperation has become a much needed item of the library world in the late 20th century. In its broadest sense, library cooperation can be defined as two or more libraries working together to provide improved service to their respective clientele.
Pages: 15
Price: Rs 11.25   
Resource Sharing Need, Objectives Total views (220)  
The term 'resource' implies a thing, a person, or any action to which one turns for assistance in time of need.The term 'sharing' entails apportioning, allotting or contributing something that's owned to benefit others.A group of libraries working together in a co-operative manner is known as library resource sharing . Library resources mean materials which a library collects, stores and organizes ......
Pages: 14
Price: Rs 10.5   
Library Resource Sharing : Selected Case Studies Total views (227)  
The library and information center must satisfy his requirements by locating the relevant information. The growing demands of the users are required to be fulfilled just in time. If the libraries have to continue to play their role in the information transfer in such a competitive environment, they have to get integrated and start sharing of resources among themselves.
Pages: 17
Price: Rs 12.75   
Professional Associations Need and Purpose Total views (229)  
The term "Profession" has a wide connotation. It refers to all varieties of Profession. However, in this unit, the term has been used to refer to a "Learned Profession". While to begin with, there were only three learned associations namely "Theology", "how", and "Medicine", to day, learned professions are no more restricted to the above mentioned three professions.
Pages: 11
Price: Rs 8.25   
Role of UNESCO in Relation to Other Professional Associations Total views (234)  
In this unit, we introduce students to an international organization,namely, United Nations Educational, scientific and cultural organization (UNESCO), which is also, engaged in the development of library and information services the world.
Pages: 12
Price: Rs 9   
Study of Some Professional Associations and Organisations Total views (231)  
The overall objective of this unit is to familiarize students with Library Associations in India, U.K. and US with particular reference to their professional activities and programmes, including their administrative and organisational structure and functions.
Pages: 34
Price: Rs 25.5   

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