Libraries In India's National Developmental Perspectives: A Sega of Fifty Years Since Independence

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Overview

  • Author :Mohamed Taher
  • Year of Publication :2001
  • ISBN: :9788170228424
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: 569
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: History, Library Sciences


About the Book :

To get an overall picture, national developmental perspectives is used, in this books, as a platform to analyze the growth pattern of libraries. Reading interests, library use and misuse patterns, reading and book promotional activities, attitudes of the management, profession and users, are the areas covered in this book. This book is of interest for all interested in understanding the status of libraries in Indian planning and those who area involved in infrastructure and infrastructure in the emerging information society. Interestingly, infrastructure, it must be pointed out, is also a significant component of developmental paradigm, and cannot be ignored at any cost. The book helps in building the infrastructure based on user friendly libraries, healthy atmosphere and usable libraries. This book will benefit librarians, social scientists, sociologists, book lovers, intellectual historians, information scientists, planners, decision makers, public and private sector managers who are into MIS, and all others who are in the field of information handling.


About Author :

Mohamed Taher (b. 1955), is presently an information scientist and consultant in the Middle East. During all theses years Dr. Taher has conducted extensive surveys of libraries in USA, UK, India, Middle East, and continues search for user friendly libraries, a rare commodity in the Third world. He is also resource person and associated with various international institutions and academies. Being exposed to Internet and net training programmes, he has developed expertise in web page development, as well as, in the area of indexing of the Internet sites and other electronic publications. He is presently working towards bridging the gaps between the information haves and the have nots. To fulfil this idea he is developing simple processes, that would ease accessing information and called as, gateway or directory, one sample at: www.asrc.freeservers.com. Aimed at "save the time of the surer", it presents a short cut to find relevant information for a student, researcher, and scholar in the field of American studies. Such gateways are being planned in other fields.