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Information Sources, Services and Systems

Gurdev Singh

ISBN 10: 8120346394 / ISBN 13: 9788120346390
Published by Phi Learning, 2013
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Title: Information Sources, Services and Systems

Publisher: Phi Learning

Publication Date: 2013

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition:Good

Edition: 1.

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Reference and information services are considered an important activity of a modern library. This comprehensive and student-friendly book discusses in detail different types of information and reference sources and services, such as encyclopaedias, directories, yearbooks, dictionaries, geographical sources, biographical sources, statistical sources and handbooks.
The book is organised into four parts. Part I deals with various types of information sources such as documentary and non-documentary sources. Part II discusses different types of reference services, organisation of reference section and the role of the librarian in the digital age. Part III describes the wide range of information service such as Current Awareness Service (CAS) and Selective Dissemination of Information (SDI). Part IV provides an overview of important information systems such as National Information System for Science and Technology (NISSAT) and International System for Agricultural Science and Technology (AGRIS).
The book is intended for the undergraduate and postgraduate students of library science. Besides, it will also be very useful for librarians, information scientists, and information professionals.

About the Author:

GURDEV SINGH PhD, is Librarian at Sri Guru Gobind Singh College of Commerce, University of Delhi. He has more than 26 years of experience in managing libraries. Dr. Singh has published three books on library science and has contributed several research papers on different aspects of library and information science in national and international journals of repute.

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