Comprehensive Glossary For Library and Information Science (English-Hindi: Hindi-English)

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  • Author :O.P. Gupta
  • Year of Publication :1994
  • ISBN: :9788170225287
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: CXXXVI, 77
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Dictionary, Library Sciences

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About the Book :

Information is regarded as power in modern times. This power is stored, processed and disseminated in the libraries and information centres for efficient and effective use. In the process of more and more advancement and research LIS has become interdisciplinary education. Many new branches of knowledge, such as, management studies, computer science, information science, information technology, communication studies, etc., have been accepted by LIS discipline. Some of the other reasons like global dissemination of information, revolution of information technology, telecommunication advancement, professional education through distance system, medium of education in regional language, modernised objective type of evaluation method, have also worked behind the development of the present glossary. The book covers carefully selected terms used in the literature produced by the Indian Library Scientists in various branches of the discipline. Every term is followed with explanation and Hindi/English term vice versa to facilitate the users. This is the first effort of this kind which will certainly be of much use for those who want to know LIS at a glance. The LIS is a service oriented discipline and the service requires establishment of links in between, and as such the bilingual effort will enhance the use of the book.


About Author :

O.P. Gupta (b. 1947) is at present working in University Grants Commission. He holds Ph.D. (Hindi) Agra and degree in Master in Library Science form AMU, Aligarh. He began his career as college librarian (1971-73); served at central headquarters, CGWB, Ministry of Agriculture (1974-80) and since December 1980 has been serving the UGC in various capacities. Dr. Gupta is a scholar, writer and is associated with a number of professional and non-professional bodies and committees. He has been working as member secretary to the panel on LIS education and to the Committee on Curriculum Development of LIC education of UGC. His publications include Dictionary of library and Information Science, Development of University Libraries in India after Independence, and Higher Education in India since Independence; UGC and its Approach.