International Encyclopedia Of Library And Information Science

  • Publication Year: 2024
  • ISBN: 9781774699614
  • Price: $165
  • Publisher: Society Publishing
  • Binding Type: Hardcover

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The primary aim of libraries is to ensure equal accessibility to information for all members of society. Librarians play a crucial role in facilitating the use of new technologies by researchers and prioritizing their time in serving customers. The integration of innovative technologies has revolutionized the way library services are delivered. In recent times, libraries are highly regarded for their physical spaces and the multiple opportunities they provide for the growth and development of the community, including support for education, access to state-of-the-art technologies, assistance for local enterprises, and much more. The International Encyclopedia of Library and Information Science is an invaluable resource for researchers, practitioners, and students of library and information science. It provides a broad overview of the field, with in-depth coverage of important topics. Moreover, it covers the latest developments and research in the field, which ensures that it remains relevant for years to come.

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Dr.M.S. Rana, M.L.I.Sc., Ph.D. in Library & Information Science, is an alumnus of Rajasthan Univerisity, Jaipur. He has earned Fulbright Professional Fellowship in Library and Information Science -1997. He has specialized knowledge in computer application, networking etc. from di erent countries. He devoted his time in Librarianship and writing. He has attended many national and international seminars, conferences and symposiums and contributed papers to various journals of national and international repute. He has several books to his credit. Dr Rana got many awards like that Master Moatilal Sanghi Best Librarian Award for 2012 by the Sanmaati Pustkalay, Jaipur, S.M. Ganguly-IASLIC Award for the Librarian of the Year- 2004 by the Indian Association for Library and Information Centers (IASLIC), Asha-Hemendra Panwar Award for Outstanding Performance-2000 by the Wildlife Institute of India, (Ministry of Environment & forests, GOI), ILA-Kaula Best Librarian Award-1995 by the Indian Library Association (ILA). Currently, Dr. Rana is working as University Librarian, HNB Garhwal University (A Central University), Srinagar, Uttrakhand.

Jyoti Rana is currently serving as Assistant Librarian in the HNBGU Garhwal University, a central government university in her home state of Uttrakhand. She is also a Ph.D. Scholar in the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi. She was a JRF scholar in the department and has taught Library Cataloguing Theory to students of class B.L.I.Sc for two consecutive Academic sessions. She received the Gopala Krishna Medal and Professor S. Das Gupta Medal in Library Science for being the best candidate in B.LI,Sc. and M.L.I.Sc. in the Department of Library and Information Science, University of Delhi. She graduated with Distinction in M.Sc. Applied Microbiology and Immunology from Banasthali University. Her area of research incorporates Scientometrics, Research output analysis, scientific productivity, etc and contributes papers in the National and International publications.