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Future of Library and Information Science (Hardcover)
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This book is the embodiment of respect and love that library professionals have for Dr. Ramakant Sharma for the services rendered by him in the field of library and information science in Madhya Pradesh, particularly in Vindhya Region. Library and Information Science is a blend of numerous subjects which includes management, administration, information and communication technology, information science, education, preservation, archival science and many more thus making it difficult to keep it within a specified perimeter. Contributors to this volume have touched upon various such issues and areas through their well researched articled which form this volume. The coverage of the book is diverse and would add something of value to the knowledge bank of the readers. This book covers almost all major aspects of Library and Information Science in view of the future prospects of the subject, the range of its coverage focuses on E-Literacy, Social Networks in Information Usage, Changing Role of Public Libraries in 21st Century, LIS Education, Cloud Computing, Use of Information and Reference Sources for Preparation of Competitive Exams, Future of Library and Information Science, Future Development of LIS Services in E & M Learning Technology, E-Librarianship, Role of Academic Librarian in the E-Learning Environment, IPR: National and International Provisions, Digital Era Librarians, Current Trends in Curriculum Reforms in LIS Education in India, Issues of Digitization, Status and Emerging Trends of Library and Information Science Education in India and many other areas. Scholars from all over the country have done a meticulous job in shaping the contents of this book. The book would prove to be highly useful not only for the students who are keen to know about latest trends in LIS but also for teachers and research scholars of LIS.