About the book
Based on research in India, this comprehensive book on Library and Information Science (LIS) has been arranged in three parts. The first section includes general information in historical events in LIS, abbreviations, nick-names, books and authors, terms and their developers, words and their origin, language celebrations, conferences and seminars, acts and commissions, famous quotes related to LIS, laws of LIS, bibliometric laws, cataloguing codes, institutions and their locations, library associations and their establishment years, various indexing techniques, international systems, library software and developers, public library acts in Indian states, species of classification, important personalities, etc. The second part of the book deals with main fields in LIS, including the foundation of LIS, library and information center management, knowledge organization (classification and cataloguing), and information technology. The third part deals with various competitive examinations and recent UGC-NET question papers with answers.