National Round Table on the Modernisation & Networking of Libraries in India


CONTENTS
 

Foreword

 

Preface

 

Summary of Proceedings and Recommendations

 

H. K. Kaul

 

Papers

I - National Library
  1. National Library of India: Problems and Prospects
    Amitabha Chatterjee

  2. A New Perspective for the National Library of India in the 21st Century: Some Thoughts for Radical Changes
    N. V. Sathyanarayana

  3. National Library: Issues and Prospects
    Swati Bhattacharyya

II- Public Libraries

  1. Public Library Services in India: Systems, Modernisation, Networking and Deficiencies
    R. Bhattacharjee

  2. Public Library Services
    Banwari Lai

  3. Public Library Services with Emphasis on Community Information Services
    Prem Kumar Jayaswal

  4. Public Library Services: A Case of West Bengal
    Swati Bhattacharyya

  5. Library Services : Need for a Change to a Hybrid Environment
    M. D. Baby

  6. An Evaluation of Public Library Services in India
    D. R. Kalia

  7. Public Library Services
    R. Goswami

III - DepartmejUof Culture Libraries and the Delivery of Books Act

  1. Libraries Under the Department of Culture: Modernisation and Networking Programme
    Kalpana Dasgupta

  2. Report on the Indian Museum Library
    R.Sarkar

IV - Modernisation and Networking of Libraries

  1. Modernisation and Networking of Libraries
    T. Mallesappa

  2. Role of INFLIBNET in Modernisation and Networking of Libraries in India
    T. A. V. Murthy and V. S. Cholin

  3. DELNET : A Statistical  Profile

  4. Modernisation of Libraries in India
    M. B. Konnur

V - Electronic Libraries in Rural India

  1. Electronic Libraries in Rural India
    E. Rama Reddy

  2. Electronic Libraries in Rural India
    P. Vyasamoorthy

  3. Electronic Libraries in Rural India
    H. K. Kaul

  4. The Central Digital Library
    D. R. Kalia

VI - National Bibliographic Database

  1. National Bibliographic Database: A Mission Statement for India
    H. K. Kaul

  2. Creation of National Bibliographic Database at Punjabi University Library, Patiala
    Devinder Kaur

  3. Short Communications

  4. List of Participants

  5. Index