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Librarianship Studies & Information Technology

Librarianship Studies & Information Technology is the best award-winning and internationally acclaimed Library and Information Science blog for libraries, librarians, catalogers, i-School Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS) and Ph.D. students, researchers, and LIS professionals.  Whether you are studying, doing research, or a working professional, this is the place for you... Free for everyone Forever... Our mission is to provide a free, world‑class education in library and information sciences for anyone, anywhere.

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 solutions to library cataloging, metadata, and classification problems using Resource Description and Access (RDA), Anglo-American Cataloguing Rules (AACR2), MARC21, Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC), Library of Congress Classification (LCC), Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH), FRBR, FRAD, FRSAD, BIBFRAME, etc. by use of tools such as RDA Toolkit, Classification Web, WebDewey, Classification & Shelflisting Manual (CSM), and Subject Headings Manual (SHM).

Librarianship Studies & Information Technology blog articles are appreciated and referred by reputable corporate bodies such as University of Basel, Switzerland, University of Salamanca, Spain, Institut de l'information scientifique et technique (English: Institute of Scientific and Technical Information), French National Centre for Scientific Research, France, MERLOT - the Multimedia Educational Resource for Learning Online and Teaching, California, United States, Sage Library System, Oregon, United States, American Library Association, Agricultural Information Management Standards (AIMS), Food and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Italy.

Librarianship Studies & Information Technology Awarded Top 50 Library Librarian Blog on the web with other prestigious library blogs such as Library Journal, The New York Public Library blogs, and the Harvard Library blog.

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Author: Salman Haider



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  • References in Librarianship Studies
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  • Copyright & Citing Librarianship Studies


LIBRARIANSHIP STUDIES PAGES

Librarianship Studies & Information Technology pages describe some broad areas of Library and Information Science and Information Technology and the scope of LS & IT Blog in some category or label which is given in the left column of the blog. These pages are there in the top four rows of the blog. These Pages now provide the contents into three heads, viz. (1) Summary of Important Articles (2) List of All Articles (3) List of Quizzes

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LIBRARIANSHIP STUDIES CATEGORIES/LABELS

Librarianship Studies & Information Technology is divided into following broad categories (or labels). Categories are listed in the top left side column 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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