ISBN: 8174532153 Publisher:Sanjay Prakashan Book Format: Hard Bound Language: English Physical Description: 352pages Year of Publication: 2006
The libraries saw their advent in their present shape towards the end of nineteenth century. Information became capital and a saleable commodity in the second half of twentieth century. Application of information technologies-computer, telecommunications and document reproduction -in 1960s for a variety of purposes gave birth to information revolution. Libraries could not afford to avoid the magnetic touch of these technologies. In fact, a library has one of the first few areas where the potential of information technology was successfully tested and exploited. The four walls of libraries are crumbling under the onslaught of these technologies, culminating into face-lifting of modern librarianship. The present book approaches to modern librarianship includes all the modern approaches which a library at following in this IT era.