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Librarianship Studies & Information Technology

Librarianship Studies & Information Technology (LS & IT, or simply, Librarianship Studies), is a blog on library and information science, and information technology. Whether you are studying, doing research, or a working professional, this is the place for you... For librarians, i-School Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) & Ph.D. students, researchers, and LIS professionals. Free for everyone Forever.

The purpose of Librarianship Studies & Information Technology is to provide leadership for the development, promotion, and improvement of library and information services and the profession of librarianship in order to enhance learning and ensure access to information for all. Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog is envisioned as the Britannica, The Huffington PostKhan Academy, and more closely like the Encyclopedia of Library and Information Sciences; an authoritative source for consultation and reference for any library or information profession related issue and a treasure hub of knowledge on Library and Information Science, which is open and free for all the library professionals worldwide.

Librarianship Studies will be providing in-depth articles on Library Technical Processing and Information Access Through The Subject with special reference to the techniques of Library of Congress Classification (LCC) and Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH) by use of Classification & Shelflisting Manual (CSM), Subject Headings Manual (SHM), and Classification Web tool of Library of Congress. Librarianship Studies blog will also highlight the history, development, and techniques of providing classification number using Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC). It will also cover topics related to cataloging and metadata; the cataloging standard RDA: Resource Description and Access is covered in greater detail by its partner blog Resource Description & Access (RDA), popularly known as RDA Blog.

Author: Salman Haider




Contents

  • Librarianship Studies Pages
  • Librarianship Studies Search
  • Librarianship Studies Subscribe & Follow
  • Librarianship Studies Categories/Labels
  • Librarianship Studies in Social Media
  • References in Librarianship Studies
  • Librarianship Studies Issues
  • Copyright & Citing Librarianship Studies

LIBRARIANSHIP STUDIES PAGES

Librarianship Studies & Information Technology has following pages. These pages describe some broad areas of Library and Information Science and Information Technology and the scope of LS & IT Blog. Librarianship Studies pages compile the articles in the Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog categories or labels.
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LIBRARIANSHIP STUDIES CATEGORIES/LABELS

Librarianship Studies & Information Technology is divided into following broad categories. Categories are listed on the top left side of the blog. These categories or labels group blog posts on a specific topic of Library & Information Science.


SCOPE: About Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog.


SCOPE: On acquisitions or books, serials, e-resources, etc. in libraries in information centers. Collection Development--Books, Serials, Non-book Materials--Selection, Acquisition, Maintenance; ISBN, ISSN, Cataloguing-in-Publication (CIP), E-documents, E-books, E-journals, Etc.


SCOPE: On cataloging and metadata. Library Cataloguing Codes--RDA and AACR-II. Library Cataloguing--Cannons and Principles. Bibliographic Records--International Standards--ISBD, MARC21, BIBFRAME, and CCF. Etc. Indexing--Pre-coordinate,Post-coordinate.


SCOPE: Theory and practice of library classification and shelflisting. Classification schemes like Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), Library of Congress Classification (LCC), Universal Decimal Classification (UDC), and Colon Classification (CC). Organization of knowledge/Information. Modes of formation of subjects. Library Classification--Cannon and Principles.


SCOPE: Glossary of Library and Information Science of the Librarianship Studies and Information Technology blog. Glossary of Library & Information Science is an encyclopedic glossary and dictionary of terms and acronyms of librarianship, library science, information science, and information technology. The terms of the glossary are given an encyclopedic treatment, they are more exhaustive than a typical glossary or dictionary entry but less than an article.


SCOPE: MLIS thesis of Salman Haider covering subject access and retrieval techniques in libraries. Annotated bibliography on Subject Approaches to Information in Libraries covering Subject Headings, Subject Indexing, Subject Cataloging, Library Classification, Artificial Intelligence, Expert Systems, and Subject Approaches in Bibliographic and Non-Bibliographic Databases etc.


SCOPE: Librarian's Reference Directory (or Librarians Reference Sources Directory) is a web directory of Library and Information Science reference sources on the World Wide Web.


SCOPE: Biography of famous librarians and history, practice, and techniques of librarianship. Description of library and information science. Library and Information Profession.


SCOPE: Famous and beautiful libraries the Library of Congress of Washington D.C., the British Library of London, and the Bodleian Library of Oxford. Library associations such as IFLA, ALA, and CILIP. Types of Libraries--National, Public, Academic, and Special (Objectives, structures, and functions).


SCOPE: Impact of libraries on society. Role of Information in Planning, Management, Socio-Economic Development, Technology transfer. Etc.


SCOPE: Library and digital marketing techniques and case studies. Includes social media marketing and search engine optimization.


SCOPE Study programs of top-ranked library schools or i-schools. Tutorial by noted professors of library and information science.


SCOPE: Use of technology in libraries. Databases--Search Strategies, Boolean Operators. Information Technology--Components; Impact of IT on Society. Computers--Hardware, Software, Storage Devices, Input/Output Devices. Networking--Concepts, Topologies, Types--LAN, MAN, WAN. Library Automation--Areas of automation, Planning, Hardware, and Software Selection, OPAC. Integrated Library Systems, Digital Libraries, Virtual Libraries, Etc.


SCOPE: Theory, practice, and techniques of library and knowledge management. Management--Principles, Functions, School of Thought. Planning, Organization Structure, Decision making. Human Resources Management--Manpower Planning, Job Analysis, Job Description, Selection, Recruitment, Motivation, Training and Development, Staff Manual, Leadership and Performance Evaluation. Financial Management--Resource Generation, Types of Budgeting, Cost and Cost Benefit Analysis. PERT, CPM. Library Buildings and Equipment, Performance Evaluation of Libraries/Information Centers and Services Marketing Information Product and Services, Total Quality Management (TQM).


SCOPE: Library circulation and loan activities. Types of Users, User Studies, User Education.


SCOPE: Miscellaneous topics in library and information science not cover by other Librarianship Studies blog labels.


SCOPE: Latest news in the library and information science.


SCOPE: Reference service in libraries and information centers. Reference and Information Services, Referral Service. Bibliographic Service, Indexing and Abstracting Service, CAS, SDI, Digest Service, Trend Report Online Services, Translation Services, Reprographic Services Etc.


SCOPE: On research methodology in the library and information science. Types of Research--Basic, Applied, Interdisciplinary. Research Design. Scientific Method, Hypothesis, Data Collection, Sampling. Methods of Research--Historical, Descriptive, Case Study, Survey, Comparative and Experimental. Statistical Methods, Data Analysis. Report Writing, Bibliometrics. Etc.


SCOPE: Reviews of books, journals, databases, e-resources, software, integrated library systems, Etc.


SCOPE: About subject headings. Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), MESH, Sears List of Subject Headings etc. Vocabulary Control--Thesaurus, List of Subject Headings, Etc.

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