'The articles included in this book are selected by peer review from the papers presented in the National Seminar on Academic Inclusion of Librarians jointly organized by the College of Horticulture and the University Central Library of Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Thrissur, in collaboration with the Academic Library Association (ALA) during 04-05 November 2016. Contributors of the articles included in this volume are mostly from universities, colleges, research institutions and other academic institutions with sufficient knowledge on library management and services, library education and teaching, digital technologies, etc. This book will be useful for library professionals, research scholars, information users and students.'
Prefacevii 1.Analysis of Readership Pattern in Public Libraries under Thrissur Corporation1 K.R. Ajithan & N. Krishnaswamy 2.Innovative Role of Librarians in the Digital Era11 M.P. Ambily 3.Modern Innovative Services in Libraries17 N.C. Anie 4.Awareness, Accessibility, and Use of Electronic Databases by Market Research Professional in Bengaluru: A Case Study27 D. Ashok 5.Use of e-Resources in an Academic Library37 Atul Mishra 6.A Case for Internship as a Core Course in LIS Curricula43 Cherian K. George 7.An Assessment of the Information Literacy Competency of the Research Scholars of Bishop Heber College, Tiruchirappalli51 .J. David Prabahar, Jesudoss Manalan & R. Selvaraj 8.Librarians Attitude towards the Effect of Monetary and Non-Monetary Incentives on their Productivities: A Study of Kannur and Calicut University Libraries59 T.K. Dhanya 9.TD in India with Special ReferenceRead more
Dr. A.T. Francis is presently serving as the University Librarian, Kerala Agricultural University (KAU), Thrissur. He has been in the library/teaching profession for more than 35 years. Before joining in KAU, he has worked in NPOL, DRDO, Govt. of India, Kochi; JN College, Lakshadweep and Govt. Medical College, Thrissur. After obtaining M.Com (Financial Management), MLISc and NET/UGC, he did his doctoral studies in the Dept. of Computer Applications, Cochin University of Science & Technology. He has also done Diploma/Certificate level courses in Computer Applications, Network Administration, Library Automation, Digital Library Software, etc. Cherian K. George is presently working as the Chief Librarian of Union Christian College, Aluva, Kerala. He started his professional career as Reference Librarian in Kerala Agricultural University when it was embarking on developing its fullyRead more