Studies on Information Science and Tagore

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  • Author :Partha Pratim Ray
  • Year of Publication :2018
  • ISBN: :9789386682673
  • Language: :English
  • Binding: :Hard Bound
  • No of Pages: XVI, 136
  • Size: 23 cms
  • Categories: Library Sciences, Reference Work

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About the Book :

Library is treasure house of knowledge. Library collects, organizes and disseminate information, knowledge for mankind towards prosperity. The library science as a subject and librarian as a profession is based on a soild philosophical foundation. Information as an integral part of library has its application to society and other disciplines. The first segment of this book Studies on Information Science is devoted to philosophical foundation of library, attitude of primitive tribe Santals' towards information, application of different theories to identify core socio-economic choices and to sketch a bibliometric portrait of genius like Satyajit Ray.
The copyright of Rabindranath works (Tagoreana) expired in 2001. The publishing monopoly of Visva-Bharati is no more. Private publishers are now free to publish Tagoreana. The second segment Tagoreana discusses publicatising scenario before and after expiry of copyright and post copyright publication of Tagorean fiction. An analytical study of paintings and drawings of Rabindranath and a bibliometric portrait taking into account all creative output of Rabindranath have also been incorporated.

About Author :

Partha Pratim Ray, M.A., M. Lib., I. Sc, M. Phil., Ph.D. in Library and Information Science is a working Deputy Librarian and in-charge Institute of Agriculture Library, and Bangadesh Bhavana Library Visva-Bharati. He has teaching experience of more than twelve years in undergraduate and post-graduate level at different universities. Dr. Ray has contributed more than forty-one research papers in journals of national and international repute and chapters to nine books. Besides Tagore's literature (Tagoreana) his area of specialization includes information communication in society, copyright and bibliometric study. Dr. Ray is the author of the books entitled: Tagore in Print: A Comparative Study Before and After Expiry of Copyright (2012); Knowledge Dissemination and Publication: Tagore in the Perspective of Information Science (2014) with Prof. B. K. Sen.