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Elements of Information Organization and Dissemination

Book Description

Elements of Information Organization and Dissemination provides Information on how to organize and disseminate library and information science (LIS), a subject that is taught in many international Library Information Science university programs.

While there are many books covering different areas of the subject separately, this book covers the entire subject area and incorporates the latest developments.

  • Presets an overview of the entire subject, covering all relevant areas of library and information science
  • Contains bulletpoints that highlight key features in each chapter
  • Written in an accessible language, this book is aimed at a wide audience of LIS academics

Table of Contents

  1. Cover image
  2. Title page
  3. Table of Contents
  4. Copyright
  5. Dedication
  6. Preface
  7. Chapter A. Background
    1. Abstract
    2. A.1 Introduction
    3. A.2 Concept of IOD
    4. A.3 Need for IOD
    5. A.4 Role of IOD
    6. A.5 Nomenclature
    7. A.6 Definition of Documentation
    8. A.7 Main Facets
    9. A.8 IOD Activities
    10. References
  8. Chapter B. Information Sources
    1. Abstract
    2. B.1 Introduction
    3. B.2 Genesis of IS
    4. B.3 Varieties of IS
    5. B.4 Importance of IS
    6. References
  9. Chapter C. Information Users
    1. Abstract
    2. C.1 Introduction
    3. C.2 User
    4. C.3 User Study (US)
    5. C.4 Information Need
    6. C.5 Information Behavior
    7. C.6 Information Seeking
    8. References
  10. Chapter D. User Empowerment (UEm)
    1. Abstract
    2. D.1 Introduction
    3. D.2 Scope of UEM
    4. D.3 Methods of UEM
    5. D.4 Information Literacy
    6. D.5 User Education (UED)
    7. References
  11. Chapter E. Organization of Information
    1. Abstract
    2. E.1 Introduction
    3. E.2 Two Phases
    4. E.3 Identification of Need
    5. E.4 Compilation of Retrieval AIDS/IACR Products
    6. E.5 Characteristics
    7. E.6 Importance
    8. References
  12. Chapter F. Information Service
    1. Abstract
    2. F.1 Introduction
    3. F.2 Four Phases
    4. F.3 Understanding User Needs
    5. F.4 Searching
    6. F.5 Making Presentable
    7. F.6 Transmission
    8. F.7 Characteristics of Information Service
    9. F.8 Information Service in Digital Environment
    10. F.9 Importance of Information Service
    11. References
  13. Chapter G. Current Awareness Service
    1. Abstract
    2. G.1 Introduction
    3. G.2 Current Approach
    4. G.3 Definition of CAS
    5. G.4 Need for CAS
    6. G.5 Characteristics of CAS
    7. G.6 Prerequisites of CAS
    8. G.7 Media of CAS
    9. G.8 New Media of CAS
    10. G.9 Importance of CAS
    11. G.10 Current Trend
    12. References
  14. Chapter H. Selective Dissemination of Information
    1. Abstract
    2. H.1 Introduction
    3. H.2 Definition of SDI
    4. H.3 Need and Objectives of SDI
    5. H.4 Characteristics of SDI
    6. H.5 Work-Flow of SDI
    7. H.6 Operation of SDI
    8. H.7 Advantages of SDI
    9. H.8 Disadvantages of SDI
    10. H.9 SDI Service Providers
    11. H.10 SDI as CAS
    12. References
  15. Chapter I. Index and Indexing
    1. Abstract
    2. I.1 Introduction
    3. I.2 Evolution of Index
    4. I.3 Need of Index
    5. I.4 Definition of Index
    6. I.5 Indexing
    7. I.6 Indexing Ideas
    8. I.7 Indexing Language
    9. I.8 Indexing Process
    10. I.9 Effectiveness of Index
    11. I.10 Advantages of Index/Indexing
    12. References
  16. Chapter J. Indexing Language
    1. Abstract
    2. J.1 Introduction
    3. J.2 Natural Language (NL)
    4. J.3 Indexing Language (IL)
    5. J.4 Types of SIL
    6. J.5 Attributes of SIL
    7. J.6 Theory of SIL
    8. References
  17. Chapter K. Controlled Vocabulary (CV)
    1. Abstract
    2. K.1 Introduction
    3. K.2 Definition of CV
    4. K.3 Characteristics of CV
    5. K.4 Types of CV
    6. K.5 Advantages of CV
    7. K.6 Disadvantages of CV
    8. References
  18. Chapter L. Indexing Methods
    1. Abstract
    2. L.1 Introduction
    3. L.2 Elements of Indexing
    4. L.3 Types of Indexing
    5. L.4 Graphic Representation
    6. L.5 Automatic Indexing
    7. L.6 Selection
    8. References
  19. Chapter M. Assigned Indexing
    1. Abstract
    2. M.1 Introduction
    3. M.2 Chain Indexing (CI)
    4. M.3 PRECIS
    5. M.4 POPSI
    6. M.5 Uniterm Indexing
    7. References
  20. Chapter N. Derived Indexing
    1. Abstract
    2. N.1 Introduction
    3. N.2 KWIC
    4. N.3 Citation Indexing
    5. N.4 Science Citation Index (SCI)
    6. References
  21. Chapter O. Information Consolidation
    1. Abstract
    2. O.1 Introduction
    3. O.2 Meaning and Scope
    4. O.3 IACR Products/Services
    5. O.4 Methodology of IACR
    6. O.5 Advantages of IACR
    7. O.6 Abstracting
    8. O.7 Abstracting Process
    9. O.8 Guidelines for Abstracting
    10. O.9 Pre-Natal Abstracting
    11. O.10 Abstractor
    12. O.11 Abstracting Service
    13. O.12 Advantages of Abstracts
    14. References
  22. Chapter P. Documentation List
    1. Abstract
    2. P.1 Introduction
    3. P.2 Definition of DL
    4. P.3 Need of DL
    5. P.4 History of DL
    6. P.5 Attributes of DL
    7. P.6 Types of DL
    8. P.7 Coverage of DL
    9. P.8 Periodicity of DL
    10. P.9 Method of Compilation
    11. P.10 Advantages of DL
    12. References
  23. Chapter Q. Translation Service (TS)
    1. Abstract
    2. Q.1 Introduction
    3. Q.2 Meaning of Translation
    4. Q.3 Need of TS
    5. Q.4 Demand for TS
    6. Q.5 Kinds of Translation
    7. Q.6 Who’s Job?
    8. Q.7 Machine Translation
    9. Q.8 Translation Pool
    10. Q.9 Cover-to-Cover Translation
    11. Q.10 Librarian’s Role
    12. References
  24. Chapter R. Document Delivery Service (DDS)
    1. Abstract
    2. R.1 Introduction
    3. R.2 Document Delivery
    4. R.3 Inter-Library Lending
    5. R.4 Photocopy Supply
    6. R.5 Soft Copy Supply
    7. R.6 Legal Aspect
    8. R.7 Librarian’s Role
    9. R.8 DDS Providers
    10. References
  25. Chapter S. Community Information Service (CIS)
    1. Abstract
    2. S.1 Introduction
    3. S.2 Community Information (CI)
    4. S.3 Community Information Center (CIC)
    5. S.4 Concept of CIS
    6. S.5 Advantages of CIS
    7. S.6 Digital CIS
    8. S.7 CIS Scenario
    9. References
  26. Chapter T. Evaluation of Information Service
    1. Abstract
    2. T.1 Introduction
    3. T.2 Concept of Evaluation
    4. T.3 Need for Evaluation
    5. T.4 Objectives of Evaluation
    6. T.5 Levels of Evaluation
    7. T.6 Method of Evaluation
    8. T.7 Involvement of Users
    9. References
  27. Chapter U. Information Centers
    1. Abstract
    2. U.1 Introduction
    3. U.2 Definition of IC
    4. U.3 Need for IC
    5. U.4 Types of IC
    6. U.5 Functions of IC
    7. U.6 International ICs
    8. U.7 National ICs
    9. References
  28. Chapter V. Information Systems and Networks
    1. Abstract
    2. V.1 Introduction
    3. V.2 Work-Flow
    4. V.3 Types of Information System
    5. V.4 Orientation of System
    6. V.5 Centralized Systems
    7. V.6 Collaborative Systems
    8. References
  29. Chapter W. Promotion of IOD Activities
    1. Abstract
    2. W.1 Introduction
    3. W.2 Role of UN Agencies
    4. W.3 Role of Other International Agencies
    5. W.4 Role of International Professional Bodies
    6. W.5 Role of National Agencies
    7. References
  30. Chapter X. Standards for IOD Activities
    1. Abstract
    2. X.1 Introduction
    3. X.2 Standardizing Agency
    4. X.3 Need for Standards
    5. X.4 Areas of Standardization
    6. X.5 Standards for IOD
    7. X.6 Standards in Related Fields
    8. References
  31. Chapter Y. Automated Information Organization
    1. Abstract
    2. Y.1 Introduction
    3. Y.2 Auto-Indexing
    4. Y.3 Auto-Abstracting
    5. Y.4 Information Organization Tools
    6. Y.5 Machine Translation
    7. Y.6 Natural Language Processing
    8. References
  32. Chapter Z. Recent Trends in IOD
    1. Abstract
    2. Z.1 Introduction
    3. Z.2 E-Information Service
    4. Z.3 Internet/Web-based Information Service
    5. Z.4 Open Access Movement
    6. Z.5 Digital Repository Development
    7. Z.6 Other Developments
    8. References
  33. Index