Libraries and librarianship in India / Jashu Patel and Krishan Kumar.
By: Patel, Jashu
Contributor(s): Krishan KumarMaterial type: TextSeries: Guides to Asian librarianship: Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 2001Description: 1 online resource (viii, 270 pages)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 0313007144; 9780313007149; 9780313294235; 0313294232; 128086897X; 9781280868979; 9786610868971; 6610868972Subject(s): Libraries -- India | Library science -- India | LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES -- Library & Information Science -- General | Libraries | Library science | India | Bibliotheekwezen | Bibliotheken | IndiaGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Libraries and librarianship in India.DDC classification: 020/.954 LOC classification: Z845.I4 | P38 2001ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
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This guide provides the historical background of traditional and modern libraries and librarianship in India. It focuses, chapter by chapter, on various types of libraries including national libraries, academic libraries, school libraries, and special libraries. It also covers the state of bibliographic control and services, professional organizations, library education, and automation. From ancient through medieval and modern India to the end of the 20th century, this book offers detailed description of the development of libraries and related activities in the field of librarianship. This is an informative guide to libraries and the profession of librarianship in India that will be of great value to scholars and researchers of world librarianship. Providing a historical background of traditional and modern libraries and librarianship, this book will be useful to library science students and faculty worldwide.
Libraries and Librarianship in India -- Contents -- Preface -- A History of Librarianship -- National Libraries -- Academic Libraries -- Public Libraries -- School Libraries -- Special Libraries -- The State of Bibliographic Control and Services -- Professional Organizations -- Library and Information Science Education -- Library Automation -- Index.