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21 Critical Things To Write an Effective Email An effective email can open a new world of opportunities to you. Imagine, you want to pitch an investor over an Email. There are a lot of us who don’t know much about composing an email that will actually be read and acted upon.  I have seen people using emails like a Chat Messenger. Emails are always for communicating more effectively in profound English. It has it’s own world of terms and […]

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DigiLocker Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 1 launch the digital locker facility that will help citizens digitally store their important documents, such as PAN card, passport, mark sheets and degree certificates. Here are five things you need to know about Digital Locker or DigiLocker: 1. Digital Locker will provide secure access to government-issued documents. It uses authenticity services provided by Aadhaar. 2. Digital Locker is aimed at eliminating the use of physical documents and enables sharing of verified electronic […]

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  Open CourseWare (OCW) are FREE online materials of entire courses (syllabus, presentations, assignments, and assessments) published by select universities. The OpenCourseWare movement started in 1999 when the University of Tübingen in Germany published videos of lectures online for its timms initiative (Tübinger Internet Multimedia Server). The OCW movement only took off, however, with the launch of MIT OpenCourseWare at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and the Open Learning Initiative at Carnegie Mellon University in October 2002. The movement […]

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Unique Libraries Around The World Books are a man’s best friend. And when it’s pre-winter, the bookworms of Kolkata head to the many old libraries around the city for hours of relaxed reading sessions. Rows upon rows of shelves, the smell of old books and the silence -for a book lover, there’s no greater place than a library and no greater feeling than cooking up new ideas there. Sure the city has many uppity bookstores to offer but they will […]

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CAREER OPPORTUNITIES IN LIBRARY & INFORMATION SCIENCE Library and Information Science (LIS) is an interdisciplinary field that applies the practices, perspectives, and tools of management, information technology, education, and other areas to libraries; the collection, organization, preservation, and dissemination of information resources; and the political economy of information. The libraries being the repositories of knowledge and information, their importance has increased. In this situation, the librarianship has attained the status of a separate discipline. Librarians are the custodians of libraries […]

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emoji is Oxford Lexicon’s Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2015 Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year 2015 is–emoji   That’s right – for the first time ever, the Oxford Dictionaries Word of the Year is a pictograph:, officially called the ‘Face with Tears of Joy’ emoji, though you may know it by other names. There were other strong contenders from a range of fields, outlined below, but  was chosen as the ‘word’ that best reflected the ethos, mood, and […]

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