Study Materials in Library and Information Science

History of Serial Publishing and Editing

In literature, a serial is a printing format by which a single larger work, often a work of narrative fiction, is published in smaller, sequential installments. The installments are also known as numbers, parts or fascicles, and may be released either as separate publications or within sequential issues of a periodical publication, such as a magazine, journal or newspaper. The Journal des sçavans (later spelled Journal des savants), established by Denis de Sallo, was the ear...

Differences between Library Automation and Retrospective Conversion

The main aim of any library is to provide access to proper information, to the right users in as possible as short time. In an environment of information explosion, due to growing demands of the user and shrinking of financial resources, library is not able to obtain all the reading materials on demand. The only way to overcome these problems is resources sharing through networking. The development of library services in higher learning is a complex process to cover up advances of disciplines...

Law Iibrarianship

Table of content 1. Law Librarianship 2. The Law and Law Making Institutions and Procedures in Nigeria 3. The Nigerian Legal System 4. Law Libraries in Nigeria 5. Users of Law Libraries and Legal Materials 6. Information Resources in Law Libraries 7. Environment of Law Libraries 8. Administration/management Issues in Law Libraries 9. Disaster Management in Law Libraries 10. Cataloguing and Classification of Legal Resources