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  • e-mail

    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 […]

  • digital-locker

    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 […]

  • Open CourseWare

      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 […]

  • library - Copy

    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 […]

  • librariy science

    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 […]

  • emoji-word of the year

    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 […]

  • A 3 Point Plan to Preserve Institutional Expertise Social learning ranks high today among the priorities of learning and development professionals in businesses large and small. It’s easy to see why — studies have found that informal knowledge sharing among colleagues is responsible for 70 to 80 percent of the information employees learn on the job. But how does the increasingly popular trend of social learning differ from the more established practice of knowledge management? At their core, these activities […]


Famous social networking websites on the Internet and Their Founders Google— Larry Page & Sergey Brin Facebook— Mark Zuckerberg Email— Shiva Ayyadurai Gtalk— Richard Wah kan Whats up— Laurel Kirtz Hotmail— Sabeer Bhatia Orkut— Buyukkokten Wikipedia— Jimmy Wales You tube— Steve Chen, Chad Hurley & JawedKarim Yahoo— David Filo & Jerry Yang Twitter— Jack Dorsey & Dick Costolo Internet— Tim Berners Lee Amazon-Jeff Bezos Linkdin— Reid Hoffman, Allen Blue& Koonstantin Guericke Rediffmail— Ajit Balakrishnan Nimbuzz— Martin Smink & Evert Jaap […]

Evolution of the Noble Librarian

Posted by Admin On July - 3 - 2014 0 Comment

Evolution of the Noble Librarian A librarian is a person who works professionally in a library. Traditionally, a librarian is associated with collections of books, as demonstrated by the etymology of the word “librarian” (from the Latin liber, “book”). The role of a librarian is continually evolving to meet social and technological needs. A modern librarian may deal provision and maintenance of information in many formats, including: physical books; electronic resources; magazines; newspapers; audio and video recordings; maps; manuscripts; photographs […]

NET/SET Exam Objectives Library Indexing Systems

Posted by Admin On June - 26 - 2014 0 Comment

LIS NET/ SET Exam Objectives:  Library Indexing Systems a more or less detailed (In a nonfiction book, monograph, etc.) alphabetical listing of names, places, and topics along with the numbers of the pages on which they are mentioned or discussed, usually included in or constituting the back matter. In other words a sequential arrangement of material, especially in alphabetical or numerical order known as indexing. There is no of indexing systems in library Science from evolution. Here the list of Some […]

internet Revolution

Internet: Internet & Major Revolutions of internet from beginning The Internet links are computer networks all over the world so that users can share resources and communicate with each other. The Internet has revolutionized the computer and communications world like nothing before. Credit for the initial concept that developed into the World Wide Web is typically given to Leonard Kleinrock. Leonard Kleinrock at MIT published the first paper on packet switching . In 1964, Leonard Kleinrock, a researcher at the […]


LIS NET/ SET Exam Objectives about Library, Location & Est. Year A library is an organized collection of sources of information and similar resources, made accessible to a defined community for reference or borrowing. It provides physical or digital access to material, and may be a physical building or room, or a virtual space, or both. Here,  the list of libraries and there location with establishment year SR.NO. LIBRARY LOCATION Year 1 Bibliothec Nationale                       (National Library of France) […]

Short Intro to Cloud Computing

Posted by Admin On June - 13 - 2014 0 Comment
Short intro to cloud computing

Short Intro to Cloud Computing and it’s uses Cloud computing is a type of computing that relies on sharing computing resources rather than having local servers or personal devices to handle applications. Cloud Computing is a technology that uses the internet and central remote servers to maintain data and applications. Cloud computing allows consumers and businesses to use applications without installation and access their personal files at any computer with internet access. This technology allows for much more efficient computing […]