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Library Administration : Theory and Practice

R L Mittal

Published by Ess Ess Pub, 2007
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Contents Foreword. Conspectus to the fifth edition (Reprint). I. Place and purpose of a library 1. Philosophy of librarianship. 2. Library in education. 3. Ethics of librarianship. II. Theory of library administration and management 4. Library administration function and principles. 5. Library authority and library committee. 6. Personnel administration in libraries. 7. Library financing budgeting and accounting. III. Technical services 8. Book selection and acquisition. 9. Processing work. IV. Maintenance services 10. Maintenance work. 11. Book binding and preservation of library materials. 12. Care and repair of books and building and equipment. 13. Stock verification and stack rectification. V. Readers services 14. Reference service. 15. Periodicals work. 16. Circulation work. 17. Library rules and regulations. 18. Charging and discharging methods. 19. Effective use of library reading materials. VI. General office functions records and reports 20. General office functions. 21. Library records. 22. Annual records. 23. Library statistics. 24. Library surveys. VII. Computers libraries 25. Computers and their application to the libraries. VIII. Book trade and libraries 26. Indian book and trade libraries. Bibliographical references. List of further readings. Index. Library Scientist while reviewing the book has termed is as The Professional Bible for Indian Librarians Since then the book has been growing both in size and contents. The first edition had 514 pages and 23 chapters whereas the currents edition runs into 840 plus pages and 26 chapters. Considered to be bible for library classification by students and teachers of library and information science in Indian subcontinent this book certainly presents the most comprehensive coverage of the subject. The book carries a foreword by Late Dr. S.R. Ranganathan whose view for this book was The present book gives a comprehensive account of the organization and administration of a library. 840 pp. Bookseller Inventory # 66429

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Title: Library Administration : Theory and Practice

Publisher: Ess Ess Pub

Publication Date: 2007

Binding: Hardcover

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