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B. Ramesh Babu and P. Gangadhara Rao

Trends in education for library and information science are tracedand the genesis of an open learning project for library and informationscience in the University of…

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Trends in education for library and information science are traced and the genesis of an open learning project for library and information science in the University of Madras is presented. This was the introduction of the first master′s programme of this kind in India. The planning, organisation, student enrolment, preparation of study materials and conduct of a personal contact programme are explained. The results of the first batch of students (1989/90) are analysed.

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Library Review, vol. 40 no. 4
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0024-2535

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P. Gangadhara Rao and B. Ramesh Babu

The need for continuing professional education (CPE) for librariansis discussed. The libraries and educational institutions in Tamil Naduare briefly examined and attempts…

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The need for continuing professional education (CPE) for librarians is discussed. The libraries and educational institutions in Tamil Nadu are briefly examined and attempts at CPE programmes in India are traced. A draft plan for CPE for librarians in Tamil Nadu is presented and the New Education Policy of the Government of India and role of the UGC and staff colleges are highlighted. Obstacles to CPE are listed.

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Library Review, vol. 39 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0024-2535

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B. Ramesh Babu

Discusses a questionnaire survey of philosophy scholars to indicatepreferences concerning indexes in philosophy books. Discusses thediverse opinions gathered and analyses…

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Discusses a questionnaire survey of philosophy scholars to indicate preferences concerning indexes in philosophy books. Discusses the diverse opinions gathered and analyses the results. Considers aspects of indexes such as external guidances, scope and coverage, types and sequences, compilers, typography, etc. Suggestions arising are the basis for proposals for the improvement of indexes in philosophy books.

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Library Review, vol. 41 no. 1
Type: Research Article
ISSN: 0024-2535

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