Handbook of Library and Information Services (For Agriculture Science Students)

by Rajkumar Singh

ISBN: 9789351304142
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 9995.00
Biblio : xii+279p., ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Rajkumar Singh is Librarian at College of Horticulture and Forestry, Central Agricultural University, Pasighat – East Siang Arunachal Pradesh, Dr. Singh obtained his M.Lib. and Inf. Science, M.A. (Psychology), Ph.D. from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi – 221005, Uttar Pradesh. <BR> Dr. Singh established a new library at the College of Horticulture and Forestry, Pasighat. He has to his credit a number of research papers in journals of repute. He has actively participated in a number of national seminar/symposium/conferences. Dr. Singh has experience in research and teaching of P.G. courses in library and information services and also guided many students for their M.Phil degree. Besides this, his radio talks have been broadcasted from All India Radio.

About The Book

Handbook of Library and Information Services for Agriculture Science Students is a neeful creation for the course of Library and Information Services in Agriculture P.G. and Ph.D. programme. This innovative text features an all new approach that will change the way you think about reference service. The book covered sixteen chapters to fulfill the required information in course curriculum. The book is useful for the persons concerned in the field of library and information services. It covers the modern development due to application of information technology in the field of library services as a tool for storage and retrieval of information.

Table of Contents

Foreword vii <BR> Preface ix <BR> 1. Concept of Library: Its Functions and Services 1 <BR> 2. Five Laws of Library Science 19 <BR> 3. Role of Libraries in Education, Research and <BR> Technology Transfer 29 <BR> 4. Classification System and Organization of Libraries 39 <BR> 5. Library Cataloguing System 131 <BR> 6. Indexing and Abstracting Services 141 <BR> 7. Bibliography and Citation Techniques 151 <BR> 8. Literature Survey and Citation Analysis 161 <BR> 9. Sources of Information 167 <BR> 10. Tracing Information from Reference Sources 175 <BR> 11. Library Portal and Gateway to Knowledge Systems 189 <BR> 12. Searching Information through Internet: Search Engine 197 <BR> 13. Resource Sharing and Library Consortium 213 <BR> 14. e-Resources Access Methods 235 <BR> 15. Agricultural Information Centres 243 <BR> 16. Use of CD-ROM Databases, Online Public Access <BR> Catalogue and other Computerised Library Services 257 <BR> Index 273